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Love, Work and Ordinariness

November 19, 2010
As part of the 1st Disability Film Festival Day on Fri 3 December Cornerhouse will host an afternoon of films and debate

Love, Work and Ordinariness

The 1st UK Disability Film Festival Day takes place on Fri 3 December across a range of venues.

The event in Manchester will be hosted by Cornerhouse and is curated by Lucy Burke (Department of English, MMU) and Chris Hammond (Full Circle Arts).

Our programme includes a number of award winning short films: animation by the Cadian film-maker Shira Avni, John and Michael (2004) and Tying Your Own Shoes (2009), Liz Crow’s Frida Kahlo’s Corset (2000), and a selection of films made by people with learning disabilities from the Oska Bright Film Festival. There will also be an opportunity to see archive newsreel and documentary footage from the 1930’s through to the 1970’s and to discuss what you see with other participants.

On Friday 3 December at Cornerhouse Manchester the event is organised into three themed sessions:

1.30pm-2.30pm; Extra/ordinariness

2.45pm – 3.45pm: Work

4.00pm – 5.00pm: Love

Tickets: Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

The cost of the event is £5.00 waged and £2.50 unwaged/student or £2.00 per session waged and £1.00 per session unwaged / student.

To book your place, please contact Cornerhouse Box Office on 0161 200 1500

Cornerhouse is a fully accessible venue, for specific access requirements, please contact Simon Fisher on 0161 200 1500 or by email: Any questions about the programme itself, should be directed to Lucy Burke

Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5NH

Part of the 1st UK Disability Film Festival Day

Cornerhouse logo, MMU logo, FCA logo, THe Elmley Foundation logo, The national Lottery logo, UK Film council logo, Mace logo, oska bright film logo, dash logo

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