Two-Day Film Fest on Disability to Mark World Cerebral Palsy Day

by Vishnuprasad on  September 15, 2015 at 8:22 PM Mental Health News
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A two-day film fest on disability beginning here on September 25 will salute the triumph of human resolve to trump disabilities, organizers said on Tuesday.
Two-Day Film Fest on Disability to Mark World Cerebral Palsy Day
Two-Day Film Fest on Disability to Mark World Cerebral Palsy Day

The British Council, in association with Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy and Nandan, is organizing a film festival on disability on September 25 and 26 at the Nandan-2 theatre, ahead of World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 7.

Four films will be screened during the fest highlighting the indomitable human spirit: Irish filmmaker Jim Sheridan's "My Left Foot", Tim Webb's multi-award winning animated documentary "A is For Autism", "Wheelchair" by Indian filmmaker Tapan Sinha and James Marsh's biographical drama on physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything".

A discussion on the impact of cinema in spreading social messages will be held on the second day.

Source: IANS

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