disability in film

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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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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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Down’s Syndrome actor Tommy Jessop stars in award-winning crime drama Innocence

Tommy Jessop is an award-winning British actor with Down’s Syndrome, who has played in Hamlet, Line of Duty Holby City…

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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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What do you think of how people with disabilities are portrayed in films and on TV?

Listen After watching jaw-dropping negativity of disability in a film, our Deputy Editor Shannon Kelly was compelled to write an…

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