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The Truth About Huntington’s Disease

30,000 people in the United States have Huntington’s Disease. It is a degenerative brain disorder that affects one’s ability to walk ,to talk ,to move, to listen, to inevitably be apart of the human race. This documentary raises the question of whether one could cope with the reality of being a prisoner inside of their own body.

 

About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Dominique Angelica Seward

Dominique Angelica Seward was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended California College of the Arts in San Francisco and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film. As a film director one of her films entitled Lilli was screened at the Cannes International Film Festival Filmmakers Showcase 2015. The film follows a mute lesbian who purchases a gift for her girlfriend and is mugged in the process. Lilli speaks to people everywhere especially those who are disabled or ridiculed because of their sexual orientation or race.

1 comment

  1. Truly, an interesting story! I’ve seen this several time and I am always reminded to be compassionate.

    Life is tough, literally, but when we can open our minds and hearts to hearing someone else’s story, we can learn a lot about humanity and how to communicate honesty and love with each other.

    That’s a great start (to healing, in my opinion)!! To feel and show someone that they matter, and you care about their comfortability and happiness in life just because you believe everyone deserves respect and fairness; it’s an inspiration to NEVER GIVE UP, FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT, AND STAY FAITHFUL!!!

    Much love,
    Jessie

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