disability and film

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8 Netflix Original shows and films with disabled actors and characters

We roundup eight of the best TV shows and films with disabled actors and characters available on the Netflix streaming…

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Barack Obama in conversation with the stars of Crip Camp

Barack Obama speaks to the stars of Crip Camp to find out how the film has changed perceptions of disability…

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Sound of Metal: A film criticised for its representation of hearing loss to a hearing audience

Sound of Metal is a film about a heavy metal drummer who loses his hearing but is criticised for the…

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Gough: first legally blind filmmaker to create a feature film independently

We speak to an Australian blind filmmaker known as gough who made history as the first legally blind person to…

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Living in Fear: award-winning shielding documentary created by disabled filmmaker

Disabled filmmaker Stephanie Castelete-Tyrrell is taking the documentary world by storm with her film Living in Fear, which focuses on…

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Rising Phoenix: a documentary about the Paralympic Games movement

Paralympian's hail launch of ground-breaking movie Rising Phoenix, which features the story of the Paralympic Games movement and is streamin on…

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Petition to make audio description available on ALL films, TV programmes and streaming services

A petition has been launched to make audio description (AD) compulsory on all films, TV shows and streaming services. Emma…

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James Martin: an award-winning actor with Down’s Syndrome

James Martin is a 28-year-old actor with Down’s Syndrome from Belfast. He played the lead role in the BBC TV…

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80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services

A survey conducted by Scope has found 80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services.

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Come As You Are: a film that explores disability, friendship and adventure

Listen Come as You Are follows three young men with disabilities as they flee their overbearing parents for a road…

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