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Bodycheck 2015
1977 Peque Varela

The game of life is about playing a role. The best actor wins. There are rules for girls and boys, women and men. But what happens if you’re not allowed to play because you don’t fit in?

1977

Documentary Film
Spain,
UK
2007
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

Credits DOK Leipzig Logo

Gavin Humphries
Peque Varela
Natalie Holt
Neus Ollé-Soronellas
Fiona De Souza
Alejandra Jimenez, R. Vetusto, Kaori Hamilton
Peque Varela
Chu-li Shewring
The game of life is about playing a role. The best actor wins. There are rules for girls and boys, women and men. But what happens if you’re not allowed to play because you don’t fit in? How it feels to break out and make your own rules.

---Kim Busch
Bodycheck 2015
This Chair Is Not Me Andy Taylor Smith

Alan loves to dance. He likes to be among people and used to be very lonely. He can talk about it now that a language module translates his thoughts into a computer voice.

This Chair Is Not Me

Documentary Film
UK
2013
10 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Blair Barnette, Tina Pawlik
Andy Taylor Smith
Samuel Karl Bohn
Andy Taylor Smith
Jonathan Stenton
Andy Taylor Smith
Grant Bridgeman
Alan loves to dance. He likes to be among people and used to be very lonely. He can talk about it now that a language module translates his thoughts into a computer voice. He has had a deficiency of the nervous system and motor functions since he was a child, he’s in a wheelchair. And, like he said, Alan loves to dance.

---Kim Busch