PITTSFIELD — The premiere screening of “NB 13: The Nolan Berthelette Story” will be held at 7 p.m. May 20-21 at the Pittsfield Theatre, 137 Main St. There will be an after party at the Pittsfield Elks immediately following the Friday night show.

The documentary tells the bittersweet tale of an inspiring young man’s life, cut short by a largely overlooked yet relatively common silent killer, according to a news release from Nolan’s H.E.R.O. Foundation.

Nolan, of Pittsfield, a young man with a bright future, suddenly passed away from a brain aneurysm rupture on July 18, 2014. At just 14 years old, his resume would look a little something like this: environmentalist/social activist/athlete/artist/musician. His unbridled tenacity and plethora of accomplishments make his life nothing short of inspirational, and for that reason, everyone should know his story. Throughout the year since his passing, his family, friends and community have made momentous efforts to keep his memory alive, including their most immediate decision to paint the town orange — his favorite color.

The goal of this documentary is to raise awareness of the symptoms and treatments for brain aneurysms, to honor Nolan’s life by preserving his memory, to bring to light the unwavering support shown by his tight-knit New England community towards his family, and to introduce the 501(c)(3) foundation created in his honor.

Nolan’s H.E.R.O. Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed to carry on the mission of Berthelette. Its goal is to raise awareness of brain aneurysms, to support those who are finding ways to be a H.E.R.O. (Helping Everyone Realize Opportunities) in the lives of others, and to support others who work hard at the same things which Nolan loved and excelled at such as sports, music and academics.

For more information about Nolan’s H.E.R.O. Foundation, visit nolansherofoundation.org.

Tickets can be purchased now at squareup.com. There will be limited tickets at the door.

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