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written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 1-15
The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the humanities--disability studies, death and dying studies, and comics studies--José Alaniz seeks to redefine the contemporary unders...
written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 1-15
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Champions
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directed by Helgi Piccinin, fl. 2012; produced by Philippe Miquel, fl. 2016 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2020), 1 hour 34 mins
Stéphane is autistic, Audrey is dyslexic. Both of them are middle-distance runners and both are qualified for the Special Olympics World Games. From preparation in Canada to the finals in Dubai, they take us through their sporting and emotional epic. Determined to become world champions, they demonstrate through...
directed by Helgi Piccinin, fl. 2012; produced by Philippe Miquel, fl. 2016 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2020), 1 hour 34 mins
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Our Dementia Choir, Episode 1
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directed by Peter Coventry, fl. 2011; presented by Vicky McClure, 1983-; produced by Sophie Mohamed, fl. 2008, Curve Media, in Our Dementia Choir (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
Vicky starts her search for choir members, meeting people with different types of dementia and at different stages. One of the first to join is former woodwork teacher Chris, whose frontotemperal dementia is leading to increasingly disinhibited behaviour. The youngest member is 31-year-old Dan, who was diagnosed w...
directed by Peter Coventry, fl. 2011; presented by Vicky McClure, 1983-; produced by Sophie Mohamed, fl. 2008, Curve Media, in Our Dementia Choir (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
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Our Dementia Choir, Episode 2
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directed by Phil Jennings; presented by Vicky McClure, 1983-; produced by Sophie Mohamed, fl. 2008, Curve Media, in Our Dementia Choir (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
Vicky sets out to see the impact of music on people in the later stages of dementia. She visits a care home offering music therapy and sees how their unique approach is benefiting the people there. Four choir members take part in an unprecedented experiment when they are scanned at the University of Nottingham to...
directed by Phil Jennings; presented by Vicky McClure, 1983-; produced by Sophie Mohamed, fl. 2008, Curve Media, in Our Dementia Choir (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
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Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 9, Episode 3, San Francisco Bay Area
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directed by Christine Turner, 1982-; produced by Christine Turner, 1982-, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 9, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins

Travel the world with Art21 to be inspired by the creative processes of today's most compelling artists in the ninth season of the Peabody Award-winning Art in the Twenty-First Century series. The series gives viewers unprecedented access to the leading creative minds of our time, drawing upon artists' relationshi...

directed by Christine Turner, 1982-; produced by Christine Turner, 1982-, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 9, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
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Great Big Story, Feels on Wheels
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins

One Halloween, Ryan Weimer’s then-3-year-old son wanted to dress up as a pirate. But his son, who has spinal muscular atrophy, is restricted to a wheelchair. So Ryan fashioned a homemade costume that incorporated the wheelchair as a pirate ship, and his son absolutely loved it. From that idea was born Magic Whee...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
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Horizon, Season 54, Episode 4, 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, Season 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 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, Season 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 mins
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One Day That Changed My Life, Episode 1
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produced by Kate South, fl. 2015, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 47 mins
After becoming deaf, concert violinist Carol undergoes surgery which could potentially restore her hearing. Alison and Chad risk their home on launching their new business, former nurse Laura takes her train-driving test after a gruelling eighteen-month training process, and Izzy attempts to give hope to future Ol...
produced by Kate South, fl. 2015, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 47 mins
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One Day That Changed My Life, Season, Episode 3
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produced by Kate South, fl. 2015, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 48 mins
The programme follows Mark, who is finding out if his life-threatening cancer has returned, David, who is determined to be crowned Premier Butcher of Year, Louise and Mark as they struggle with the grueling process of IVF, and severely deaf Melissa as she attempts to break into show business.
produced by Kate South, fl. 2015, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 48 mins
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Thangam
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directed by Sarai Ramírez Payá and Emma Harris; produced by Sarai Ramírez Payá and Emma Harris, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2018), 31 mins
How can we create more inclusive societies? In rural Tamil Nadu, South India, a small group of people are collaborating on creating a community where everyone’s abilities are being taken into account and nourished. This film is a visual expression of everyday practices and relationships of this community, an int...
directed by Sarai Ramírez Payá and Emma Harris; produced by Sarai Ramírez Payá and Emma Harris, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2018), 31 mins
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