disability and film

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Turning my passion for films into a career as a disabled film editor

Stephanie Castelete-Tyrrell, who has congenital Muscular Dystrophy, has turned her passion for film and editing into a career as a…

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Deaf volunteer and filmmaker changes attitudes on deafness in Kenya

Raabia Hussain is a Deaf independent filmmaker from Oldham, Greater Manchester. She recently volunteered in Kenya to help teach Deaf…

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled actress Liz Carr set to star in her first Hollywood blockbuster

Disabled actress Liz Car is set to feature in her first Hollywoodd film. She is best known for playing Clarissa…

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Zack Gottsagen: an actor with Down’s syndrome tipped for Oscar glory

Zack Gottsagen, an American actor with Down’s syndrome, tipped for Oscar glory for his lead role in The Peanut Butter…

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Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 winners announced

The five disabled winners of the Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 have been announced. Find out more about the…

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Entertainment & Culture

10 animation characters with disabilities

Have you seen many disabled characters in kids' films or animations? Our writer Raya has rounded up 10 characters with…

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Entertainment & Culture

How disabled actress and activist Diana Elizabeth Jordan is creating change for other disabled artists

Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a disabled actress and activist. She's been working in the industry for most of her life…

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Entertainment & Culture

BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across…

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Entertainment & Culture

Spike Breakwell: from a stage in Luton to a movie set in LA

Comedian and writer Spike Breakwell, who uses an electric wheelchair, talks to Disability Horizons about his chance to jet off…

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