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Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4, Horizon: Spina Bifida And Me
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directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
Spina bifida is one of the most common birth defects in the world. It’s a problem in the development of the spine that causes disability and partial paralysis. Actor Ruth Madeley has been living with spina bifida all her life but, like many people, she still knows very little about it. In this moving film, she a...
directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
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Vital Signs, Episode 48, Power of Sport
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presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Vital Signs, Episode 48 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
It is one the things we love about sports: on fields, tracks, and courts around the world, you'll find some of the most inspiring people, often fighting incredible odds. So what is it about sport that motivates them, whether it is fighting a disease or a disability, and in turn, keeps them motivating us? Dr. Sanja...
presented by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Vital Signs, Episode 48 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
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POV, Season 30, Episode 11, Swim Team
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directed by Lara Stolman, fl. 1992; produced by Ann Collins, fl. 2017, Shanna Belott, fl. 2010 and Lara Stolman, fl. 1992, Woodland Park Productions, in POV, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extra...
directed by Lara Stolman, fl. 1992; produced by Ann Collins, fl. 2017, Shanna Belott, fl. 2010 and Lara Stolman, fl. 1992, Woodland Park Productions, in POV, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
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Warum Lacht Herr W.?
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directed by Jana Papenbrook, fl. 2017; produced by Jana Papenbrook, fl. 2017 and Frank Papenbrook, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 1 hour 15 mins
Jana Papenbroock with Horst Wässle, Michael Gerdsmann, Bernhard Krebs WHY IS MR W. LAUGHING? is a portrait of three members of a community of artists with different disabilities. Rather than making a film about inclusion, the film itself was produced inclusively. In an open collaborative journey through the picto...
directed by Jana Papenbrook, fl. 2017; produced by Jana Papenbrook, fl. 2017 and Frank Papenbrook, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 1 hour 15 mins
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[Front Matter]
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written by Gerald, Groemer; in Goze: Women, Musical Performance, And Visual Disability In Traditional Japan (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), [NA]-[NA]
In a tradition extending from the medieval era to the early twentieth century, visually disabled Japanese women known as goze toured the countryside as professional singers. An integral part of rural musical culture, the goze sang unique narratives of their own making and a significant repertory of popular ballads...
written by Gerald, Groemer; in Goze: Women, Musical Performance, And Visual Disability In Traditional Japan (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), [NA]-[NA]
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Tin Soldiers
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directed by Ben Duffy, fl. 2009; produced by Michael Sassano, fl. 2010 and Ben Duffy, fl. 2009 (New York, NY: Ben Duffy & Michael J Sassano, 2016), 1 hour
Tin Soldiers is a fascinating film perspective into the world of amputees, people who have spina bifida, paralysis, and cerebral palsy all participating in adaptive sports. This documentary features double amputee Zach Ruhl; a professional cross-fit coach and soon to be Paralympic power-lifter, WCMX rider Quinn Wa...
directed by Ben Duffy, fl. 2009; produced by Michael Sassano, fl. 2010 and Ben Duffy, fl. 2009 (New York, NY: Ben Duffy & Michael J Sassano, 2016), 1 hour
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Byline of Hope: The Newspaper and Magazine Writing of Helen Keller
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written by Beth A. Haller, fl. 1998 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 2015), 347 page(s)
Helen Keller -- star of an early silent film, vaudevillian, suffragist, controversial proponent of eugenics -- was first and foremost a writer. Byline of Hope is the first book to collect Keller's journalism — much of it never before reprinted. In articles for Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, The Atlanti...
written by Beth A. Haller, fl. 1998 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 2015), 347 page(s)
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Brett: A Life with No Arms
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directed by Roger Graef, 1936-; produced by Roger Graef, 1936-, Films of Record (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
This incredibly moving film sees BAFTA-award winning filmmaker Roger Graef travel to Australia to reconnect with Brett Nielsen who, 50 years ago, was the subject of Roger’s first ever documentary, One of them is Brett. This original documentary told the story of a then four year old Brett who had been born witho...
directed by Roger Graef, 1936-; produced by Roger Graef, 1936-, Films of Record (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
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Chau, Beyond the Lines
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directed by Courtney Marsh, 1986-; produced by Jerry Franck, 1986- and Courtney Marsh, 1986-, Cynasty Films (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2015), 34 mins
During the Vietnam War, the United States dropped 20 million gallons of chemicals onto the dense jungles of Vietnam in order to rid the Northern Vietnamese Army of their food and cover. More than 40 years later, Chau, a teenager living in a Vietnamese care center for kids disabled by the chemical Agent Orange, bat...
directed by Courtney Marsh, 1986-; produced by Jerry Franck, 1986- and Courtney Marsh, 1986-, Cynasty Films (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2015), 34 mins
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Enter the Faun
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directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins

The unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy delivers astonishing proof that each and every body is capable of miraculous transformation. As Tamar Rogoff trains Gregg Mozgala to become a dancer, they discover that her lack of formal medical training and his fears...

directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
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