Throwdown Thursday

TTP #144 - CinemAbility: The Gold Standard

March 28, 2019 Episode 144
Throwdown Thursday
TTP #144 - CinemAbility: The Gold Standard
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Throwdown Thursday
TTP #144 - CinemAbility: The Gold Standard
Mar 28, 2019 Episode 144
Patsy the Angry Nerd and Ashes von Nitemare
Representation of disabled people in film.
Show Notes

This week Patsy and Ashes welcome writer/ director/ filmmaker Jenni Gold to talk about her film CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion, which is all about the representation of disabled people in film. They discuss the various struggles facing actors with disabilities, the stereotypes, misconceptions and other obstacles people with disabilities must overcome just to get work, as well as how people with disabilities have been portrayed over the years. They also talk about "The Gold Test" and the standards it strives to maintain in the movie world. All this plus some interesting looks into Jenni's own experiences, and a preview of upcoming episodes!

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