Events | Petra’s Poem – A Short Film

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Sunday, April 29, 2012. 7:30 pm; Tuesday, May 1, 2012. 4:45 pm; Saturday, May 5, 2012. 9:45 pm

World premiere of Shira Avni’s short film, Petra’s Poem, at Toronto’s Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival.

An animated dance film, based on a poem recited by Petra Tolley, a young artist with Down Syndrome. This film mixes live-action footage, rotoscopy and under-camera animation to illuminate Petra’s poem about “being in the middle” as a person with Down Syndrome.

” Beautifully crafted animation combines with deeply personal poetry to give voice to one woman’s journey towards self-discovery and acceptance.” Michelle Latimer

Screening with the Frog Princes

TIFF Bell Lightbox 1, Toronto