Innocence combats the growing stereotype surrounding those diagnosed with down syndrome lack the intelligence of those who are not. When, in reality, the actual downfall in human nature is underestimating one’s abilities. Writer-Director Ben Reid and Co-writer Owen Gower fill audiences desire for mystery in this thought-provoking and enticing film depicting the perfect murder. The Down syndrome community is often wrongfully represented as individuals who … Continue reading INNOCENCE – Writer-Director Ben Reid and Co-writer Owen Gower fill audiences desire for mystery in this thought-provoking and enticing film depicting the perfect murder.
INNOCENCE (2019) – Short film trailer from SweetDoh! on Vimeo. Innocence is a fast-paced crime drama created by BAFTA nominated writer-director Ben Reid, and inspired by his brother Tom, who has Down syndrome. This topical film challenges stereotypes in a dramatic and groundbreaking way, shining a light on the need for a more nuanced representation of disability on screen. When a worker falls to his death at … Continue reading Ben Reid’s award-winning Innocence, starring Down syndrome actor Tommy Jessop is nominated for the Silver Dragon at the Oscar-qualifying 60th Kraków Film Festival