Saturday, October 22, 2016
Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center
559 Washington Street, Boston MA
(T: Park Street, Downtown Crossing, or Boylston)
2015 | 80 mins | USA | Documentary
Directed by Nick T. Spark
Followed by a Q&A with Jessica Cox
Learning to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet, and amazingly fly an airplane without the use of hands are just a few in a lifetime of against-the-odds accomplishments achieved by Jessica Cox, a woman born without arms.
Overcoming challenges both physical and emotional she continues to rise through adversity becoming a motivational speaker, a mentor, and eventually a leading advocate for people with disabilities.
Producer/Director NICK SPARKS is a documentarian with a passion for unconditional characters. He previously produced The Legend of Pancho Barnes, a profile of gender-bending pilot Florence “Pancho Barnes.” It won the L.A. area Emmy in 2010 and continues to air on public television stations.