When We Walk

Showings

Isabel Bader Theatre Mon, Apr 29, 2019 6:30 PM
OC, Live captioned Q&A
Isabel Bader Theatre Tue, Apr 30, 2019 12:45 PM
CC
Isabel Bader Theatre Fri, May 3, 2019 12:45 PM
CC
Film Info
Runtime:79
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:PG
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:World Showcase
Film Subjects:America
People with Disabilities & Disability Issues
Health & Healthcare
Mortality & Loss
Personal Histories
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Website:http://whenwewalk.com
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Jason DaSilva
Producer(s):Jason DaSilva
Leigh DaSilva
Richard O'Connell
Executive Producer(s):Chase Muratore
Editor(s):Simeon Hutner
Writer(s):Jason DaSilva
Cinematography:Jason DaSilva
Composer:Todd Griffin
Jeff Beale
Frank Henville
Sound:David Wilson
Publicist(s):Adam Segal
The 2050 Group

Description

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Since being diagnosed with a severe form of multiple sclerosis more than a decade ago, Jason DaSilva has tenaciously guarded his independence, despite using a wheelchair and requiring around-the-clock support. When his marriage ends and his ex-wife and three-year-old son move to Austin, Texas, new obstacles emerge as he struggles to relocate from New York City and retain the care he deserves. Reflecting his own childhood with divorced parents living in different countries, his determination to be present in his son’s life resonates deeply. DaSilva’s urgency to live life as fully as possible makes this profound follow-up to his award-winning When I Walk (2013) both a heartfelt love letter to his son and an incisive critique of the inequity facing those who live with disability. This uncensored view of his life highlights documentary’s formidable power as a tool of both memory and advocacy. Alexander Rogalski

Co-presented with ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto.

World Showcase program sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

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