The Head & The Hand

The Head & The Hand (A cabeça e a mão), 24 min, 2018

Set on a remote Portuguese island, The Head & The Hand is a meditative glimpse into the lives of two women with disabilities who spent decades living together and, despite the challenges they faced, found joy in their sisterhood and independence.

Situado numa remota ilha portuguesa, A cabeça e a mão é um retrato contemplativo de duas senhoras com necessidades especiais que passaram décadas a viver juntas e, apesar dos desafios que enfrentaram, encontraram alegria na sua independência e irmandade.

Ubicada en una remota isla portuguesa, La cabeza y la mano es un retrato contemplativo de dos señoras con discapacidades que pasaron décadas viviendo juntas y, a pesar de los desafíos que enfrentaron, encontraron alegría en su independencia y hermandad.

Situé sur une île portugaise isolée, La tête et la main est un portait contemplatif de deux de femmes handicapées qui ont passé des décennies à vivre ensemble et ont trouvé de la joie dans leur indépendance et leur solidarité féminine, malgré les difficultés qu’elles ont rencontrées.

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World Premiere at Hot Docs 2018!

Included on the 2018 DOC NYC Short List: http://bit.ly/indiewire-docnyc-list

Winner: Best Short at 2019 The Santa Fe Film Festival!


Production graciously supported by a grant from the Ontario Arts Council.

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