(2017) (United Kingdom)
Screening Block A, Fri Feb 23 4:30PM
Helen Keller, an avid civil rights activist known for being deaf and blind, faces prejudice from the public, her family, and even herself.
Directors/Writers/Producers: Elizabeth Dixon & Kate Baxter
Kate Baxter is an award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer. Kate has returned to the industry after several years developing sustainable energy policy at the United Nations and posts in China, the US, and Europe. She holds a BA in Chinese Language and Literature, and an MA in Public Administration. Kate is a professional sculptor, concert harpist, martial artist, equestrian jumper, and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Elizabeth Dixon is a writer and director with experience devising and directing performance across Britain and Europe including film, theatre, site-specific, festivals and community commissions. Previously, Elizabeth led various theatre, film, and art projects at the Tate Modern, Tate Britain and the Saatchi Gallery in London. Elizabeth holds a BA in Theatre Arts and qualifications in photography, puppetry and visual theatre forms from The Institut Del Teatre, Barcelona.