WEIRDED OUT AND BLOWN AWAY
1986, 43 minutes
Subjects & Collections
Festivals & AwardsRed Ribbon, American Film Festival
Commendation Award, Superfest Disabilities Festival
"Powerful and intimate. A significant documentary that speaks firsthand of uncomfortable truths, difficult situations and the resilience of the human spirit."
— Laurence Kardish, Curator, MoMA NY
"Illuminating, frequently funny and rarely self-pitying."
— San Francisco Chronicle
"A provocative, consciousness-raising film recommended for consumer and professional audiences from late teens up. It offers a window into the range of emotions experienced by disabled people."
— SIECUS Report
"An informative documentary...original, and even daring."
— Alternatives (Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York)
This feature-length, cross-cultural documentary, filmed on four continents, explores the lives of people who are living with physical disability, revealing their aspirations and realities