Cinema Touching Disability is proud to present the Lost Reel Short Film Showcase, with disability shorts from around the world, plus live filmmaker Q&As!
With Audio Descriptions
Documentary about State Prize awarded disability artist and activist Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen who is passionately building sculptures from used assistive devices.
Bullied for her differences, a determined young ballerina with cerebral palsy braves the stage only to be confronted by her greatest fear.
Casual Terms is a video installation and film directed and produced by Morgan Tipping and filmed and edited by Tommy Chavannes. In Casual Terms we hear how Workhouses, colonial domestic servility and indentured labour formed a ‘complete system’ that not only trapped human cargo in the past, but maintains inequality and precarity in the present.
A deaf delivery rider went through odds to become a delivery rider in a small city. A step out of his deaf community means many difficulties ahead.
With a precarious fate approaching, Danny, an autistic teenager, and his older brother David perform a familiar childhood ritual to lighten the gravity of their plight. As time runs out, however, the brothers must leave their childhood behind to confront family demons, challenge futile beliefs, and transcend communication barriers to find solace amidst their crumbling world.
Mary, quite contrary follows the story of an eight year old girl named Mary, who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy.
Autism Voices #2 is a short film exploring and challenging some of the misrepresentations around Autism. This was created by 12 young people who each experience Autism in their own unique way. Using drama, play & improvisation we explored idea's together during our four day drama workshop.
Sam gets on the subway to get home. He catches the eye of April. The two of them discover they have way more in common than where they’re heading. Sometimes you need a noisy place to have a quiet conversation.
A young skateboarder overcomes his personal adversity to find pride in his identity.
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