1. Duct Tape Surfing


    from Mark Tipple / Added

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    18 years ago a slight lapse in concentration crushed Pascale's dreams of surfing. With the help of a family friend and a roll of duct tape; she can now call herself a surfer. Pascale Honore & Tyron Swan Film/Edit : Mark Tipple www.MarkTipple.com | www.Facebook.com/MarkTipplePhoto Music : Halfway House, Apricot Rail www.music.HiddenShoal.com | www.Facebook.com/ApricotRail

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    • Same but different - Theo's Story


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      SAME BUT DIFFERENT SHORTS: https://vimeo.com/channels/samebutdifferentshorts https://www.facebook.com/samebutdifferentshorts Meet Theo. He's 10, he's blind and he hates it when people are too nice to him! International Emmy Award winning and BAFTA nominated collection of eight short documentary portraits, featuring children from across the UK with a range of differences, disabilities and medical conditions. The child-led films have been praised for their craft and non-patronising approach in which the children tell us "what it’s like to be me”. Awards & Accolades International Emmy Award Winner, Best Children's Factual Programme BAFTA Nominee, Best Primary Learning Programme RTS NW Nominee, Best Children’s Programme, Kidscreen Award Nominee, Best One Off, Special or Movie Broadcast Digital Award Nominee, Best Children's Content Learning On Screen Award Nomination Finalist in the Japan Prize Equipment Details for camera bods: Cameras: 5d mkii and 7d Lenses: 24-70mm L-series, 70-200mm L-series, 50mm f1.2 -series, 85mm L-series and 24mm L-series. Monopod and occasional tripod and Zacuto Z-finder.

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      • JORDANNE


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        A short documentary about Jordanne Whiley, a 22 year old British wheelchair tennis player. CREDITS Director: Zak Razvi Producer: Rik Green Production Manager: Ore Okonedo Production Company: Pulse Films Cinematographer: Steve Annis Focus Puller: Mike Linforth Clapper Loader: Sam Ebrahim-Riley Editor: Paul O'Reilly @ Homespun Colourist: Matthieu Toullet @ MPC London Post Producer: Edwin Elkington @ MPC London Composer: Luis Almau @ Soundtree Sound Design: Mike Bamford & Jamie Lewis @ String&Tins Format: 35mm (Kodak V3 200T)

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        • The Story of Ian & Larissa


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          John Piper writes, "The most meaningful testimonies I receive are when people tell me that it was a vision of the sovereignty and goodness of God that got them through the most difficult times of their life. Here is one of those testimonies. I tremble with the glad responsibility of introducing you to Ian & Larissa Murphy in this video. Tremble, because it is their story and so personal. So delicate. So easily abused. So unfinished. Glad, because Christ is exalted over all things." Read more at http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/the-story-of-ian-larissa http://www.desiringgod.org Copyright 2011 Desiring God A Citygate Films Production Directed, produced, and written by Carolyn McCulley Director of Photography: Michael Hartnett Additional cameras: Shepherd Ahlers, Andrew Laparra Location sound: Stefan Green Production consultant: David Altrogge Original Music by Roger Hooper Edited by Suzanne Taylor Additional editing: Stefan Green, Andrew Laparra Sound mix and design by Dallas Taylor, CAS

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          • Unstoppables clip #1 (English)


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            This is the introduction to our UNSTOPPABLE characters! Totally Inspiring people setting an example for us all. We have made a documentary following these amazing "Unstoppables" as they prepare for the Paralympic Games in London 2012. You can follow our progress on our web site www.unstoppablesdocumentary.com You too can be Unstoppable. For more information contact info@blacktrainfilms.com

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            • THE LOVER


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              by: Come4.org - GOLD @ Cannes Lions 2013 Join Come4.org and help Asta change the way we view sex. A campaign by BEING France.

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              • The blind photographer


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                Brenden Borrellini was born completely deaf and with limited sight that developed into complete blindness. His disability presented many obstacles for him growing up but with a lot of hard work and help from the Special Education Unit at the Cavendish Road State School in Brisbane, he became the first deaf and blind student to finish his high school education and to attend University. In 1989 he was nationally recognised and won the young Australian of the Year award for his academic achievements. But Brenden didn't stop there. It was after moving from Brisbane to Mackay that Brenden met Steve Mayer-Miller, Artistic Director for Crossroad Arts, a local organisation that develops opportunities for people with a disability to access and participate in the arts. Steve says that the whole idea of photography for somebody who is deaf and blind was completely new to him. He had worked with deaf people before and blind people before but the combination of the disabilities was uncharted territory. After showing Brenden the buttons on the camera he very quickly took the initiative and started taking pictures. A blind photographer... How does that work? Steve wanted to start giving Brenden feedback on the photos he was taking so he worked on a structure where Brenden would receive objective, technical and subjective feedback about the photographs he was taking. Using a device that converts text to braille, the people working with Brenden are able to give him their objective view by explaining the photograph in detail. Brenden then receives the technical feedback using photography language like composition, light, shutter effect and depth. Then the subjective interpretations of the photograph the emotions that each person felt so Brendan would get three different points of view. What is Brendan seeing? This question led the group to research devices that would enable a two dimensional photograph to become a three dimensional photograph so that Brendan could also be able to interpret the textures in the photograph. The aesthetic of photography was never really the goal. It’s more about the experience of taking a photo rather than the resultant photo itself. The process is helping break Brenden’s feelings of isolation caused by his disability and connecting him with his community.

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                • SEATRAC | Nikos Logothetis


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                  SEATRAC is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. It has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. After an accident left Makis unable to swim, he decided to do something for him and for every disabled person. Director Nikos Logothetis DP Chris Ortentzio DP Kostas Fasoulas  Original music Leonardo Galanakis Editing Kostas Bitinis

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                  • THE CLIMB - An epic challenge.


                    from Mauro Mancini / Added

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                    I believe that "The Climb" shows how tenacity and willpower let us go beyond our limits. The Climb is an unbelievable challenge of a disabled athlete! You really can't miss this! The climb tells about the epic challenge of Luca Galimberti who climbed the Monte Rosa mountain on a cross-country sledge for paraplegic people, using his arms strenght only. Luca is affected by Adrenoleukodystrophy and by Addison's disease and the peak he reached is Cresta Rossa, 3.660 meters high. The climb - director's cut version.- La scalata (English subtitles) Written and directed by Mauro Mancini Produced by Movimento Film with Rai Cinema for Telethon With Luca Galimberti, Martha Adele Beuchod and Lorenzo Galimberti Executive Producer Mario Mazzarotto Original soundtrack Gabriele Ortenzi Cinematographer Marco Preti Editor Krieath Production sound mixer Luca venchiarutti Post-production Technicolor

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                    • Handicap


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                      And you thought blind dating was edgy? Try deaf dating! Natacha is out for love and romance! And she’s got it all! After a romantic dinner with Mike, a guy she is dating for the first time, she invites him for a last drink at her place, well determined to tell him just how she feels... But sometimes, too much communication kills the mood... Starring Caroline Ducey (Catherine Breillat’s ROMANCE-X), Jean-Marc Mineo (Brian De Palma’s LA FEMME FATALE) and Eric Berger (Etienne Chatilliez’s TANGUY), this award winning brilliant comedy takes you on a romantic journey where champagne, candlelights, strawberries and romantic music can sometimes lead to sexual frustrations... Awards & Nominations: -Winner, Film of the Month - Shooting People (2010) -Best Film - Drama On Disability / "Picture This... Film Festival" (2006) -Best Short Film - "New-York Avignon Film Festival" (2005) -Best Love Scene award - The Desert Sun - "Palm Spring International Festival of Short Films" (2004) -Honorable Mention - "Corta! Porto International Short Film Festival" (2004) -Short Film Corner Darling - Cannes Film Festival (2004) -Best of 12th Raindance Film Festival Shorts DVD (2005) Over 85 International Film Festival selections. Written & Directed by Lewis-Martin Soucy DoP: Didier Maigret Producers: Lewis-Martin Soucy, Christophe Delord & Gilles Prévotal Produced by Monumental Studio © 2004 Cast: Caroline Ducey, Jean-Marc Mineo & Eric Berger monumentalstudio.com http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0419793/ http://shootingpeople.org/watch/film.php?film_id=84853 http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handicap_(court_métrage)

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