The Power of Drama

The Power of Drama
Show More

Related videos

Shoulder the Lion - Art and Resilience in the Face of Tragedy
Using art as the catalyst, this film explores how the human spirit prevails in the face of tragedy. SHOULDER THE LION features three people; a photographer who becomes blind, a painter/sculptor (the real-life inspiration for "Million Dollar Baby") who loses half her brain in a boxing match, and a musician…
Do You Dream in Color? - The Dreams and Aspirations of Four Blind Teenagers
An enlightening and poignant coming of age story that follows the journeys of four courageous blind teenagers as they strive to achieve their dreams: to be a sponsored skateboarder, travel the world, become a rock star and be the first family member to graduate. Their stories shine a proactive light…
Blind Faith - A Story of Blindness, Trust, & Family
This documentary follows the stirring personal journey, both intimate and universal, of a man coming to terms with his disability and struggling with the roles of father, husband, and successful entrepreneur, breaking through the myths of blindness and broadening our understanding of the complex hidden realities facing the blind community.…
School Girl To Actor
Part of the Series: Give Me A Break
17-year-old school girl Renae Simpson lives in Mt Magnet, a mining town hundreds of kilometers away from Perth. She wants to be a famous actress, and, as she puts it, "be on the cover of Woman's Day". Over 2 weeks Renae is immersed in drama school with mentor Rick Brayford.…
TRUST - Second Acts in Young Lives
Trust begins in a small theater as a group of teenage actors receive a standing ovation, then takes us back to the beginning, when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena tells a traumatic story about her life to the company. Amazing things unfold as the young members of Chicago's Albany Park Theater…
Notes On Blindness - In 1983 John Went Blind. He Started an Audio Diary...
A New York Times Critics' Pick, NOTES ON BLINDNESS is a poetic account of loss, rebirth and renewal, and the discovery of 'a world beyond sight.' In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, renowned professor and writer John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval…
Blind People
YOU CAN'T ASK THAT asks blind people the awkward, inappropriate or uncomfortable questions you've always wanted to know the answers to, but never had the guts to ask.
Restoring the Light - A Rural Doctor Brings Healthcare to Chinese Villagers
A rural eye doctor helps underserved villagers in rural China regain their sight and restore their lives. According to the Chinese, to "restore sight" means to "restore light." A local doctor pours his life savings into a non-profit mobile eye clinic, which benefits several families in the surrounding countryside. A…
Adjustment & Work - Sensory Impaired Adults in the Workforce
The first part of this film takes place at the E.H. Gentry Technical Facility which provides evaluation and personal adjustment services to sensory impaired adults and also functions as a vocational training center offering technical instruction in 15 career areas such as business, printing, home economics, food services, and computer…
Best and Most Beautiful Things - A Young, Disabled Woman Finds Her Place in the World
In 2009, director Garrett Zevgetis googled the word "Beauty." He had been working on a number of darker-themed documentaries and was determined to find an uplifting story for a future project. The search returned a poignant Helen Keller quote that led Garrett to Perkins School for the Blind outside Boston,…
Stages - Intergenerational Theater on the Lower East Side
Stages is a moving and surprisingly funny verite exploration of the unexpected power of the simple act of storytelling. In New York City's oldest community center, a group of older Puerto Rican women and inner-city youth come together to create an original play out of the stories of their lives.…
The Road to Fame
PBS
A unique coming-of-age story with Chinese characteristics, The Road to Fame chronicles the staging of the American musical Fame -- China's first official collaboration with Broadway -- by the senior class of the Central Academy of Drama. Raised in one-child families, these ambitious youngsters aspire to become tomorrow's megastars as…