Disability-based film festival announces line-up

A film festival about disabilities has launched its line-up and announced both local and international guests. The Other Film Festival will open with the Australian premiere of Aphasia, about Carl McIntyre an actor who lost his ability to write, read and speak after a massive stroke. McIntyre will be a guest of the festival along with producer Chuck Bludsworth.

Other films include Deaf, Mugger, My Song, Athens Inferno, and Beautiful.The announcement:

The world’s leading disability film festival The Other Film Festival today announced a stellar line-up of local and international guests. The five-day event presented by Arts Access Victoria screens at Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall from 19-23 September.

Opening night features the Australian premiere of festival circuit favourite Aphasia (USA) which follows the story of successful actor Carl McIntyre as he negotiates his way back from losing his ability to read, write and speak after a massive stroke.
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