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Petra's Poem / directed and written by Shira Avni ; producers, Michael Fukushima, Shira Avni.

E-video E-video (2012.)
Description: 1 online resource (4 minutes)
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : National Film Board of Canada, 2012.

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General Note: In English.
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Summary: In this short film, Toronto artist Petra Tolley, who has Down syndrome, performs a soliloquy that encapsulates her distinctive take on the social self. Drawing from her emotional experiences, she illustrates what it feels like to be "in the middle." Employing rotoscopy, hand-drawn animation techniques, and subtle stereoscopic 3D, the film captures Petra as she engages the camera with unflinching directness and dignity.
Language:
In English.
Authors: Avni, Shira, (producer,, director.). Fukushima, Michael, (producer.). National Film Board of Canada, (production company.).
Citation: Avni, Shira. "Petra's Poem." Montreal, Quebec : National Film Board of Canada, 2012.
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