Presented by Oska Bright
Screening Time: 19:20
Duration: 67 Minutes
Date: Wednesday 08 September
JOHN AND MICHAEL
Director: Shira Avni
This animated short pays tribute to two men with Down syndrome who shared an intimate and profoundly loving relationship that deeply affected the filmmaker.
Director: Matthew Kennedy
A film about ‘individual identities’ and ‘family ties’, Versions takes you through the biological and the unknown through the use of collage and silhouettes.
ENID AND VALERIE
Director: Matthew Kennedy & Vitoria Bastos
A short venture into the dreams of lone spinster, Valerie, where she meets Enid (a witch). Could this be the start of an unlikely friendship?
LIFE ON TWO SPECTRUMS
Director: Elizabeth-Valentina Sutton
Life on Two Spectrums is a short documentary project looking at the experiences of members of the LGBTQ+ community with Autism and Asperger's syndrome.
BORN TO DANCE WITH AN EXTRA CHROMOSONE
Director: Nikolay Nikolov
Drag Syndrome are superstars who have entirely changed the conversation about Down’s syndrome and drag, encouraging us all to embrace our inner diva.
LOVING OUR LANGUAGE: PRIDE IN DISABILITY CULTURE
Director: Jen Sungshine & David Ng
This film explores queerness and disability, looking at the ways that culture and language are also part and parcel of many other communities.
PILL AND ME
Director: Ignacio Garcia Sanchez
PILL AND ME is a documentary film about self, identity and the roles we are given.
Director: Jon Mitchell
Jon Mitchell was mentored to create a poem, visuals and soundscape exploring gender and his deeply personal struggle with his own identity.
Director: Jessica Laurent
Two girls in two countries are not as different as they seem to be. Can the VAF green dog help them to realise that?