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Disability Unit Finalist in Short Film Awards

Matraville Sports High School’s documentary, We Are People Too, is a finalist in the NOVA Employment 2019 Focus On Ability Short Film Awards.

We Are People Too is a short documentary made entirely by and about Matraville High’s students with disabilities in their support unit. The film highlights the personal achievements of five students whose life journey hasn’t been made easy, either because of the obstacles presented by their disabilities or because of limiting beliefs placed on them by society. In spite of this, they have all succeeded in achieving mainstream goals and dreams – they are an example and inspiration to all.

This year’s Focus on Ability (FOA) festival had an astonishing 245 entries, including 104 school entries and 61 international films. Following successful screenings last year around Australia, New Zealand, New York, Zimbabwe and Malawi, this year the competition received entries from 26 countries.

Vote for Matraville Sports High School by heading to www.focusonability.com.au Voting starts on 20 June, 2019 and ends 3 July, 2019.

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