The Butterfly Circus is a short independent film, created by Joshua and Rebekah Weigel in 2009. The film is about a circus troupe that brightens the spirits of audiences in Depression-era America and inspires hope in a limbless man from a sideshow.
The film was the Grand Prize winner of The Doorpost Film Project. In 2010, the film also won two awards as the Best Short Film at the 2010 Method Fest Independent Film Festival.
Nick Vujicic, an international motivational and evangelistic speaker from Australia who was born without arms or legs, debuted in film and received the Best Actor in Short Film award at the 2010 Method Fest Independent Film Festival, for his starring performance as Will.