Otto Baxter: Not A F***ing Horror Story
U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Peter Beard, Bruce Fletcher, Otto Baxter
Duration: 84 mins
Having premiered at Sheffield Doc Fest, this insightful, hilarious and compelling documentary follows Otto Baxter, a 35-year-old filmmaker with Down Syndrome, as he writes and directs his first short film, The Puppet Asylum.
Spanning six years, the film tells Otto’s story as he explores his experiences – including a bereavement that makes him confront his own mortality – and faces his demons in his work with visionary creative spirit and an unbridled sense of humour.
The following shows will be followed by a screening of Otto Baxter's short film The Puppet Asylum:
Fri 8 Sep, 6pm
Mon 11 Sep, 7.30pm
Tue 12 Sep, 1pm