Directed By: Dev Ramsawakh⎥ Canada ⎥ 2021 ⎥ 1m 29s ⎥ English
Legacy of Bodies is an experimental poetic exploration of chronic pain, intergenerational trauma and abuse from the viewpoint of the disabled, non-binary and Indo-Caribbean-Canadian director.
About the Director:
Dev Ramsawakh is a disabled and non-binary multidisciplinary storyteller and audio engineer. They were the 2019 TVO Short Docs Contest winner and their short films have been screened at Inside Out Film Festival, Toronto Queer Film Festival, ReelAbilities Film Festival, among others. Their work has been published on Chatelaine, CBC, them, Xtra, among others. They’re included in the Disability Visibility anthology edited by Alice Wong and have fiction in the anthologies Two Times Removed and Toronto 2033. They have self-published poetry chapbooks and smaller zines. They also facilitate workshops independently and with CRIP Collective around disability justice, storytelling, and more.