Body and Soul by Matthieu Bron (France, 2012, 54 min.). This powerful and uplifting documentary follows three young Mozambicans with physical disabilities. Revealing their physical, psychological, and emotional challenges, the film explores how they look at themselves and others, and raises universal questions about self-acceptance and how to find one’s place in society. In Portuguese with English open captions. Discussion with Dr. Jeanne Marie Penvenne, a social and labor historian of colonial Mozambique and history professor at Tufts University, follows screening.
Part of the 2nd annual ReelAbilities Boston Disabilities Film Festival. Co-presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival.