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Associate Director Donald Percy
Writer Zain Khan Durrani
Produced By Cate Sayers (e.motion21), Mitu Bhowmick Lange (Mind Blowing Films), Anticlock Film Producers Sanjay Suri and Onir
Kitty Flanagan, Cate Sayers (Founder e.motion21), India Boyd, Alexandra Sayers, Ned Middleton, Paul Matley, Melissa Slaviero, Abdullah Bakhsh, Devanshi Joshi, Rashmi Joshi (Devanshi’s mother) and Aarshia.
With overwhelming philanthropic support from the Australian community, e.motion21 has created an inspiring documentary with acclaimed Indian director, Onir Anticlock. With India providing a spectacular backdrop, the film follows the lives of young people with Down syndrome: as participants from India and Australia meet at the World Down Syndrome Congress in Chennai, India. Celebrating the beauty and similarities of two vastly different continents through the personal stories of families living with Down syndrome; this authentic film is moving, inspiring and challenging. Moving Bodies Moving Boundaries is a memorable documentary that embraces what it is to be human.

For more info visit: https://raisingthebar.emotion21.org.au
Onir is an experimental filmmaker and editor of Bollywood most known for the movie, My Brother... Nikhil with pivot roles played by Juhi Chawla and Sanjay Suri. This movie was one of the first mainstream Bollywood movies to deal with AIDS and same-sex relationships. Later he has directed movies like Bas Ek Pal (2006), Sorry Bhai! (2008) and I Am (2011).

As a scriptwriter, his noted works are My Brother... Nikhil, I Am and Bas Ek Pal. Before entering direction ventures, he has also edited a few movies of which National award winning Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence is the most significant work.
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