Annie Dearest: The Real Miracle Worker (2002) Dir. Terry Galloway and Diane Wilkins, USA, 8min
Annie Dearest is a video parody of the classic film The Miracle Worker, which originally stared Patty Duke as deaf/blind Helen Keller and Anne Bancroft as Anne Sullivan, Helen’s mentor and tormentor. Disability World heralded Annie Dearest as one of the 25 most outstanding disability films in 2000s.
A Last Farewell (2013) Dir. Casper Andreas. Sweden. 13min
A Last Farewell is both a calm and unsettling portrait of an aging author’s sorrow over the death of his long-term partner. Haunted by visions of his late husband, and in conflict with his daughter who is trying to renew the ties between them, he must tackle the impossible task of moving on and finding peace in the wake of a devastating loss.
The following screening is part of our Associated Events Programme
Love Is Strange (2014) Dir. Ira Sachs, UK, 1 hour 34min
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing — a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.
£5 / £2 con. £10 for all three ticketed screenings at Florence Arts Centre