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Best And Most Beautiful Things

Not Your Average Outcast

Overview

Synopsis

Growing up blind and autistic, Michelle Smith refused to conform to labels or limits, but her greatest challenge may be her own fear of failure. After an extraordinary education at Perkins School for the Blind, she falls off a professional cliff with scarce opportunities and failing confidence. Navigating family tensions and seeking community in surprising places, Michelle must discover her own independent life. Along her journey, Michelle traverses the murky waters between darkness and light, fear and hope, discovering the beauties of the wider world and learning what it truly means to “see.”

Stage
finished

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Independent Lens
Country
United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2017
Festivals
SXSW 2016
Broadcast (Prod.)
Independent Lens

Photos

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