“A Kintbury circus arts group for people with disabilities have had their film documenting the group’s lockdown experiences screened in arts centres across the UK.
Aim To Fly UK was set up in 2014 to help people find strength and comfort through learning and performing aerial circus art in spite of their physical disabilities.
The group decided to document their lockdown struggles and how they overcame them in a film entitled ‘Our Flight through Lockdown’.
Aim To Fly UK’s artistic director Mel Stevens said: “Emotionally we as a planet shared so many fears in one year. We wanted to make a film to help us celebrate what we had so far overcome, and most importantly, document our sector and how we suffered, and know our truth is not ours alone.”
The film focuses on the stories of various people involved with the group and how many events in 2020, such as the pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and Brexit, affected their lives both in and out of their creative work”…
Read the full length article at Newbury Today.
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