Directed by Sergio Cruz
5.5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / UK
Hannah explores the playful ambition of Hannah Dempsey, a young dancer and athlete with a disability. The film is a celebration of motion, energy and elegance of human movement, evoking the power of adrenaline in the young Hannah. It makes the connection between art and sport with emphasis on the athlete-dancer relationship. It is also an exploration of ways to challenge and subvert representations of physical and mental disability. Hannah’s personal achievements reveal that disability is no barrier to creativity. Her life challenges society’s preconceptions and prejudices.