Join Cinema Politica Concordia for the Quebec premiere of When We Walk, followed by a discussion with musician and disability activist Gift Tshuma and other guests TBA. The film is a personal reflection on the director's experiences living with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, while fighting a broken health care system and negotiating the parenting of his young son.
The screening is co-sponsored by the Sustainability Action Fund Concordia. Admission is by donation ($5-10 suggested). The venue is wheelchair accessible. Childcare available upon request with 24 hours notice, please email email@example.com.
WHEN WE WALK
Jason DaSilva / United States / 2019 / 78 ' / English
Following up from his Emmy award-winning film When I Walk, filmmaker Jason DaSilva continues his exploration of living with a severe form of multiple sclerosis for over 10 years. Realizing how many places he is unable to experience with his son as a wheelchair user, he works on a nonprofit AXS Map to help him determine the places he could go. WHEN WE WALK documents a devoted father and filmmaker with an indestructible drive to keep the cameras rolling no matter what and to show his son what it means to never give up.
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