On the back of the one year anniversary of London 2012, and the closing moments of the Paralympic Games, A New Direction is set to unveil all eyes on us.
11 September 2013
minute film captures the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic summer
through the personal stories that unfolded within it.
It tells the story of the
making of an opening ceremony that needs to be heard to gain an insight in to
the benefits of participating through the arts on a local, national and
the coming weeks, A New Direction will launch the film online, freely
accessible to all, along with a downloadable learning resource pack that will
include amongst other:
of the Paralympics
of disability arts movement in the UK
was new and different with the 2012 Opening Ceremony
questions for discussion groups
film is perfectly suited for an assembly or lunchtime screening, and the
learning resources act as a prompt for students to consider their role and
relationship to disability and wider equality issues.
Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director of Graeae and Co-director of the Opening Paralympic Ceremony, says:
"The film is for everyone who likes a good story and recognises that the experience of 2012 was a once in a life time thing for each and everyone of us".