disability and film

Entertainment & Culture

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2023: supporting and celebrating everyday activists

Disability Horizons is excited for next week, when the Human Rights Watch Film Festival kicks off in London and online…

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Entertainment & Culture

Quaden Bayles: bullied boy with dwarfism bags role in new Mad Max film

Quaden Bayles, a boy with dwarfism who was bullied and captured on video feeling suicidal has bagged a role in…

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Entertainment & Culture

10 films and documentaries with disabled characters played by disabled actors

We put together a list of 10 films with disabled characters played by disabled actors and disability documentaries you should watch…

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Lifestyle

10 famous and successful people with Down’s syndrome

We share 10 famous and successful people with Down's syndrome from the world of TV, film, art, fashion and business.

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Entertainment & Culture

10 celebrities who live with dyslexia

To mark Dyslexia Awareness Week, which takes place from the 3rd to 9th of October, we share 10 celebrities with…

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Entertainment & Culture

Adam Pearson will test his cooking skills on Celebrity Masterchef 2022

TV presenter, actor and disability campaigner Adam Pearson is set to test his cooking skills when he participates in Celebrity…

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Assistive Tech & Products

5 reasons audio description is important to people with sight loss

Emma has been running a petition to make audio description available on all films, TV shows and streaming services. Emma…

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Entertainment & Culture

Arthur Hughes on being an actor on stage and screen with an upper-limb difference

We speak to disabled actor Arthur Hughes about his career starring in The Innocents, Help and Then Barbara Met Alan,…

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Entertainment & Culture

Lindsey Dryden: a disabled and queer filmmaker who is making the film industry fully accessible and inclusive for all

We speak to Lindsey Dryden about her career as a disabled and queer filmmaker, the launch of her production company…

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Entertainment & Culture

7 Amazon Original shows and films with disabled actors and characters on Amazon Prime Video

We share seven Amazon Original TV series and films that includes disabled characters and actors on Amazon Prime Video.

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