In my hands [electronic resource] / by Brenda Siemer Scheider & Emma Morris.
- New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 2009.
- Filmakers library online
1 online resource (56 min.)
- This inspiring film brings hope to parents and caregivers of children who are "different." It focuses on individuals and families learning to live with a little-known and potentially fatal connective tissue disorder, Marfan Syndrome. People with the condition are frequently tall, with disproportionately long arms and legs. Young people, especially, are challenged by looking different than their peers. In My Hands asks the universal questions. Who am I? What am I? Different, and that's ok. Dancer and choreographer Ann Reinking, whose son Chris is affected with the condition, works with a group of teenagers, designing movement and dance that capitalizes on their shaky long bodies, and unexpectedly, inspires their self- esteem.
- Originally released as DVD.
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2011. (Filmakers library online). Available via World Wide Web.
CINE #1 Special Jury Award, Documentary Short, 2010
East Hampton International Film Festival, 2009
Rocky Mountain Womens Film Festival, 2010
Western Psychological Association Film Festival, 2010
- Morris, Emma Joan.
Alexander Street Press.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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