UP Film Institute in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, Manila Philippines proudly presents Nick Spark’s award-winning documentary “Right Footed” for a FREE PUBLIC VIEWING on August 16, 2017, 9am to 11am. The documentary will run for 1 hour and 20 minutes and a Q&A afterwards with the director.
About the DIRECTOR: Los Angeles based Producer/Director NICK SPARK; director of the Emmy award-winning “The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club” has a long standing passion for unconventional characters, including the oft-overlooked female heroine. He has won the student Emmy Award as a grad and undergrad student, both for documentary films. His film “Right Footed” has won 17 awards including “Best Social Action Film 2015” at the Hollywood Film Festival and “Best Documentary” honor at the Mirabile Dictu Film Festival.
Film Synopsis: Chronicles the life of Jessica Fox who was born without arms and how she overcomes both physical and emotional challenges to become fully independent. She has learned to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet and amazingly—fly an airplane. She is now a leading advocate for people with disabilities.