Best Documentary Short – A week in my life, Joanne Bruce. (UK)

Title: A week in my life, Joanne Bruce.
Runtime: 12 min
Country: UK
Director: Charlie Druce
Placement: Best Documentary Short
Competition: December, 2022

Synopsis: ‘A week in my life’ is a short film about a remarkable woman called Joanne Bruce who has cerebral palsy – a neurological condition affecting muscle control, movement and co-ordination. Approximately 160,000 people have CP in the UK: that’s about 1 in every 400 children born with it. There is no cure. 

“Joanne’s capacity for life, work or social, is wonderful. Meeting her changed my mind about disability and achievement. I wanted to give her the opportunity to change a few more…” (Charlie Druce, Producer.)