Right Footed

Right Footed (2015) is not yet rated and has a run time of 82 minutes. This film screened at the Festival Friday November 6, pre-show at 5:45 pm, doors at 6:15 (view full festival schedule). Audio descrption by VSA TexasRight Footed and Friday night's program were co-hosted by:

Girlstart     Girl Scouts of Central Texas     Women's Community Center of Central Texas

Jessica Cox, star of Right Footed, joined Cinema Touching Disability in person November 6 to present her film and answer questions! You can still check out Cinema Touching Disability's exclusive interview with Jessica!

Jessica Cox, a young woman with no arms, stands up in the cockpit of a propeller plane. The words Right Footed hover above.

Born without arms, Jessica Cox never allowed herself to believe that she couldn’t accomplish her dreams. An accomplished martial artist, college graduate and motivational speaker, Jessica is also the world’s only armless airplane pilot, a mentor, and an advocate for the disabled. Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Nick Spark, Right Footed chronicles Jessica’s amazing story of overcoming adversity and follows her over a period of two years as she becomes a mentor for children with disabilities and their families, and a disability rights advocate working in the U.S.A. and abroad. (source: RightFootedMovie.com)

Awards and Recognition for Jessica Cox:

Right Footed world-premiered at the Vatican this summer, where it won Best Documentary at the Mirable Dictu International Film Festival. The film has also earned:

View the trailer below.

Further Reading:


The 2015 film lineup:

Right Footed A Brave Heart

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