Film: We Are the Most Beautiful People | Adults With Disabilities

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Author: Zian Chavez, MA, ATR
Published: 2024/07/07
Publication Type: Announcement
Contents: Summary - Introduction - Main - Related

Synopsis: The film challenges societal norms, exploring the profound themes of ableism, racism, intersectionality, and distinction between Disability Rights and Disability Justice. The director and editor of the film, BA Short, LCAT, ATR-BC, is an adjunct instructor at Lewis & Clark College. Cinematographer, Robert Lafady, was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Each of them experiences disability.

Introduction

We are the Most Beautiful People | Adults with Disabilities is a documentary based in Portland, Oregon. They have won many prestigious film laurels from Film Festivals around the world. Their groundbreaking film challenges societal norms, exploring the profound themes of ableism, racism, intersectionality, and the distinction between Disability Rights and Disability Justice.

Main Digest

Zian Chavez the producer and Multnomah County Art Therapist said:

"I envision a world where all persons with disabilities matter".

The director and editor of the film, BA Short, LCAT, ATR-BC, is an adjunct instructor at Lewis & Clark College. Cinematographer, Robert Lafady, was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Each of them experiences disability.

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We are the Most Beautiful People - Adults with Disabilities, Film Poster.
We are the Most Beautiful People - Adults with Disabilities, Film Poster.
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This will be the first global documentary uniting the world's largest minority, Persons with Disabilities.

Their film challenges the notions of beauty and centers on the lived experiences of adults with disabilities. The film presents intimate and unforgettable stories collected from a wide array of persons with disabilities from around the world.

"In a social media driven culture, humankind pursues superficial concepts of beauty. Our film challenges these notions and pulls back the veil, urging people to rethink how they engage with all humans in the world." - BA Short.

We are the Most Beautiful People | Adults with Disabilities is currently in the Film Festival circuit around the world. Having already won awards in Portland, Prague, Dublin, India, Sweden, Hong Kong, Calgary, Oakland, New York, Chicago, Hawaii, LA, Austin, Santa Fe, NM and more.

They have applied to the Portland Film Festival and the Bend Film Festival. You can follow them on: IG, FB, and YT @wearethemostbeautifulpeople

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Robert Lafady, BA Short, and Zian Chavez.
Robert Lafady, BA Short, and Zian Chavez.
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About

Director and Editor BA Short

Cinematographer Robert Lafady

Producer Zian Chavez

Original Song by Toni Hickman and Matthew Monias.

WATMBP LLC and Crow and Moon Productions

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This quality-reviewed publication was selected for publishing by the editors of Disabled World due to its significant relevance to the disability community. Originally authored by Zian Chavez, MA, ATR, and published on 2024/07/07, the content may have been edited for style, clarity, or brevity. For further details or clarifications, Zian Chavez, MA, ATR can be contacted at wearethemostbeautifulpeople.com. NOTE: Disabled World does not provide any warranties or endorsements related to this article.

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