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Watch: A Filmmaker Is Diagnosed with MS and Shares His Story and Accessbility App with the World

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire October 24, 2013 at 2:49PM

When filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, he picked up his camera to document his declining mobility and his simultaneous burgeoning love story with Alice Cook, the woman who became his wife. This week, the film that documents his experience with the disease and his relationship with Cook, opens in a limited release.
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When filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, he picked up his camera to document his declining mobility and his simultaneous burgeoning love story with Alice Cook, the woman who became his wife.  This week, the film that documents his experience with the disease and his relationship with Cook, opens in a limited release, after screening to enthusiastic audiences at this year's Hot Docs and Sundance film festivals.

But in addition to the film, which shows DaSilva encountering problems with accessiblity, DaSilva's also been working on an app that helps those with mobility issues to find out which businesses' entrances and bathrooms are accessible for those in wheelchairs like DaSilva.  

Check out the trailer for DaSilva's AXS map app and website:

And here's a trailer from the film:


This article is related to: When I Walk, Tech