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Full Program for Sunday 23rd
Session 17 Sunday
Positive Exposure 2pm
The Spirit of Difference
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What is beauty? Rick Guidotti answers this question with an energetic and breathtaking presentation of his work with children living with genetic difference. Guidotti has been photographing young people around the world for fifteen years and the photographs he has taken will change how you think about beauty and difference forever. For more information visit the Events and Forums page.
The Attack Of The Robots From Nebula-5 (El Ataque De Los Robots De Nebulosa-5)
- Chema García Ibarra
- 2008, 6 min
- Sci-Fi, Spain
Regarded as odd by his family and the local community, a man believes he has superior knowledge about the world’s impending destruction, of which he will be the sole survivor. Alienation meets alien invasion in this visually stunning low budget sci-fi that questions the way we see the world.
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- Mark Michel
- 2011, 7 min
- Documentary, Germany
Veronika is autistic, has multiple physical disabilities and as a child she was certified with an IQ of zero. Veronika also happens to be extraordinary. Not only is she able to communicate, she studies and writes stories. Illustrated by marvellous sand paintings, this is an engaging portrayal and insight into the inner world of Veronika.
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- Nadine Heinze and Marc Dietschreit
- 2011, 8 min
- Documentary, Germany
Daniel doesn’t feel different, so why does everyone treat him so? They look at him pityingly; they patronize him and treat him like an outsider. Well Daniel has had enough… he wants to be included. 46/47 is a deliciously sharp comedy that offers an off-centre perspective on how people with genetic difference are viewed in the world.
- Jane Gull
- 2011, 12 min
- Drama, UK
Danny has a rare skin condition that prevents him from being in the sun. All he really desires is to be a regular teenager. But are the risks too great?
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Just Be Frank
- Elise Bialylew
- 2010, 15 min
- Documentary, Australia
Frank Senior is an African-American blind jazz singer adjusting from walking with a cane to training his new guide dog, Kew. As Frank navigates the streets of Manhattan, we see the trust, courage and humour necessary for a blind person to navigate New York City.
- Alex Usborne
- 2011, 18 min
- Comedy, UK
Pradeep is planning a conference. Not just any conference, it’s for International Day of the Disabled. However, mixed-up room bookings, troublesome guests, and a rebellious deaf theatre company ultimately leads to a day in which everything that can go wrong most certainly does.
Session 19 Sunday
Walk a Mile in My Shoes 6pm
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The Left Foot Cinderella (Cendrillon Du Pied Gauche)
- Benjamin Lehrer
- 2009, 14 min
- Comedy, France
Lea is a modern, single girl in the city. She loves socializing and shoe shopping. But the day just gets off on the wrong foot and it seems this Cinderella won’t be dressed for the ball tonight. Her path is full of potholes and trip hazards. But will her Prince Charming love her in spite of her prosthetic leg?
Body And Soul (De Corpo E Alma)
- Matthieu Bron
- 2010, 54 min
- Documentary, Mozambique
Three young Mozambicans with mobility disabilities navigate the physical and social obstacles that surround them. Victória plans a fashion show for women who use wheelchairs; Mariana seeks friendship as she battles the built environment while Vasco, who walks with his hands, creates a business repairing shoes.
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