Same but Different: Alisha’s Story
direction: David Barnes
An international Emmy Award -winning and BAFTA -nominated collection of eight short documentary portraits, featuring different children from across the UK that explain “what it’ is like to be me”.
The films are emotional, and insightful, and have been praised for their non-patronising approach. They convey the theme of inclusion whilst subtley educating the viewer about what it is like to live as a young person different from others.
Having asthma sometimes means that 9- year- old Alisha cannot run around with her friends, but she has figured out other ways to play with them.