Reclaim The Frame: Is There Anybody Out There? + Q&A

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BBFC Ratingf-rated FilmReclaim The Frame: Is There Anybody Out There? + Q&A

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Director(s)Ella Glendining
Running Time1HR 27MINS
Extra InfoPlus Q&A with director Ella Glendining
SeasonMain Programme
Audio AccessibleClosed CaptioningThis screening will have Subtitles for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing.

Groundbreaking documentary, Is There Anybody Out There? follows filmmaker Ella Glendining’s global search for someone with a body that looks like hers, and explores what it takes to love yourself fiercely as a disabled person in an ableist world.

“My body is extremely unusual, and I’ve never seen another like my own. Is There Anybody Out There? is a personal documentary following my search to track down other individuals with the same rare disability as me. The film also explores the experience of being a disabled pregnant woman as well as the emotional process of becoming a mother, when I unexpectedly find out I am pregnant. Perhaps, more than anything however, this story is about ableism – about living in a world where you’re seen as less than human – and what it takes to love yourself fiercely despite this.”

This Reclaim the Frame screening will be followed by a conversation with director Ella Glendining.

Reclaim The Frame is an organisation dedicated to bringing ever greater audiences to films by people from marginalised genders to offer a wider perspective of the world. This project seeks to empower audiences to make a positive intervention in the distribution and exhibition space, to prove that these filmmakers are commercially viable and in demand.

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