Shameless: The Art of Disability (2006)

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Documentary. Follows the filmmaker and a group of various other artists with diverse disabilities as they participate fully in their own artistic fields and also discuss Hollywood film stereotypes of people with disabilities. Includes humourist David Roche, taking his one man show, The Church of 80% Sincerity, to New York's off-Broadway; poet Catherine Frazee as she follows a hectic schedule of teaching and speaking engagements; dancer and choreographer Geoff McMurchy organising KickstART (an international festival of disability art); and sculptor/writer Persimmon Blackbridge.

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