Is There Anybody Out There?
While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker inhabiting and loving her unusual body searches the world for someone like her. She explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely, despite the pervasiveness of ableism.
Ella Glendining is a writer-director dedicated to telling authentic disabled stories. She has written and directed short films with backing from Film4, the BFI, Arts Council England, Screen South, and the National Paralympic Heritage Trust. Glendining was named one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow 2020. She is currently writing a feature fiction film called Curiosities of Fools for the BFI.