If you’d like to see more amputees portrayed by amputees in film, you might be interested in the 15-minute film Single and the new web series The Retreat, from BlackOak TV.
SINGLE is the story of a young woman named Kim, who has one arm, and her experience on a blind date with a young man named Jake. An interesting surprise on the date leads Kim to self-reflection. The film’s portrayal of serious subject matter with comedic twists will give viewers, whether they have disabilities or not, a lot to think about. Single was a Special Jury Recognition winner at the 2020 SXSW Film Festival for Narrative Shorts.
To watch: https://bit.ly/2VYXih7
Delaney Feener (Kim): https://bit.ly/3bEJhvQ
Jordan Wiseley (Jake): https://bit.ly/3cNUzOm
THE RETREAT is a suspenseful drama series featuring an all-black-women cast. The concept: An artist retreat. A devastating secret revealed. The schemes that follow.
One of the main characters, Pamela Hairston, is portrayed by Donna R. Walton, EdD, a cancer survivor, above-knee amputee, and former Amplitude contributor.
Watch as the story heats up week after week.
To watch: https://bit.ly/3azaPS6
Donna R. Walton (Pamela): https://bit.ly/3eRGEso
Warning: These films contain graphic language.