disability in films

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Representation of disability in popular culture in 2020 – where are we now?

Emma West, who worked at the BBC for more than a decade, looks at the representation of disability in popular…

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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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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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Disabled actor David Proud on moving from acting to directing

Disabled actor David Proud, who became known for playing a disabled character in Eastenders, talks to us about moving from…

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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black…

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Disability and the media: disability in films

In our two-part article about disability and the media, Trailblazers ambassador David Gale shares his thought on the representation of disability…

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