Tadeusz Łysiak’s Film “The Dress” Discusses the Innate Desire for Intimacy

We were lucky enough to have Tadeusz Łysiak speak to us in regards to his film, The Dress. The film addresses the concept of intimacy through the lens of a young woman who is a short-statured individual. The way those around her treat her leads her to have a difficult time obtaining relational intimacy and dealing with her desire to be wanted. Łysiak provided wonderful … Continue reading Tadeusz Łysiak’s Film “The Dress” Discusses the Innate Desire for Intimacy

Missy Male’s WERE TOO GOOD FOR THIS is challenging disability and stigma

When we see someone with a visible disability, we often find ourselves feeling pity for them, thinking they must need so much care and attention, how do they get by? Director Missy Malek’s We’re Too Good For This challenges this thinking in quite an unorthodox manner. This fantastic short explores the story of friends Anthony (Asa Hems), Julian (Jayden Reid), Scott (Keron Day), and Fatima … Continue reading Missy Male’s WERE TOO GOOD FOR THIS is challenging disability and stigma

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

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