Shoulder the Lion

Shoulder the Lion

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This film takes the audience on a visual and auditory journey into the interior worlds of people forced to cope with extreme loss of senses. This film about the human spirit's power of resistance, concludes in admiration for our species' ability to transform personal crises into new beginnings. "Humans can close their eyes but never stop listening. This simple fact signals the end of musician Graham Sharpe's career as a pathological noise invades his hearing. His band was his life, now he must reinvent himself trying to stay close to the music he loves. Alice Wingwall, a photogarpher who goes blind because of retinal disease, uses words to trigger the memory chip of her brain supplying motivations for the new photos. In contrast, Kathie Dallam ... is beaten into a coma at her first professional boxing match ... only to awake weeks later remembering nothing. Reset! Forced to relearn everything her brain produces unfamiliar images that mutate her paintings.
Edition: Educational version.
Copyright Date: [New York, New York] :, Outcast Films,, [2015]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby Digital
video file,DVD video


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