Schoolboy’s film tells the story of mother with MS

by Giuseppe Ciotta - 2016.04.28
Schoolboy’s film tells the story of mother with MS
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Multiple fates – fighting for your body is a film that Jann Kessler, a 19 year old from Switzerland, made to tell the story of the disease that has affected his mother since he was a child: multiple sclerosis. She is now bedridden and no longer speaks. The young man tells the story of his mother's illness with images that are often difficult to watch. He then presented the results in his thesis for his end of school exams. In the film we also see him travel to document the stories of other patients: from a 20-year-old who dreams of a life like her peers, to an old lady who is still very active despite her disease; to a 50-year-old who doesn't have full control of his limbs but won't give up and refuses to move to a specialist centre, and a boy with a more serious condition and even more hope.

Published in Disability in numbers.
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