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THE SOCIAL MODEL + Q&A with Director Justin Edgar

The Social Model is a feature documentary looking at how disabled people are portrayed as victims, villains or martyrs in film and television and how able-bodied filmmakers and actors have exploited negative depictions of disability to win awards and gain stardom. The film examines the emerging grassroots disability film movement in the UK and how disabled people are fighting back against outdated and outmoded portrayals of disability. Featuring interviews with noted disabled academics, filmmakers and actors alongside examples of disability cinema from the disabled community and the mainstream this thought-provoking documentary poses questions to challenge the status quo in the film industry.

This screening will include a Q&A with Director Justin Edgar.

Earlier Event: June 15