aimed at changing the attitudes towards disability premiered in London last
week, featuring a Surrey-based dance company.
Finch’ explores the relationship between a mother and her son who has a
disability and stars Adjoa Andoh, an actor who has previously starred in
Eastenders, The Bill, Casualty, Doctor Who and much more, along side Edward
Bluemel who has appeared in The Halcyon, The Commuter and Access All
Collision, a dance company run by social care provider Surrey Choices, was
commissioned by writer and director, Joe Johnson, to appear in the film.
Rhythmic Collision dance troop is comprised of 14 dancers with learning and
physical disabilities. The project gives people the opportunity to promote
their skills, passion and talents in the field of contemporary dance, as well as
enhancing social inclusion.
Lampard, Senior Activities Facilitator, at Rhythmic Collision Dance Company,
commented: “We were absolutely ecstatic when our Rhythmic Collision dancers
were asked to feature in House Finch.
actors and film crew were fantastic with the Dance Company and Adjoa created a
special bond with the dancers. We are extremely proud of our achievement and
are sure it will be an experience they will remember for years to come.”
last weeks premiere, House Finch is being shown in independent cinemas across
the world for one year before being released online. Joe Johnson’s last film
'Something Blue,’ was recognised and won awards, which lead to Joe being given
a funding for this film.
Choices provides support services in the community for people with learning,
mental, physical or sensory disability and offers a wide range of day and
community services, including supported employment and training and skills
enhancement for people aged 18 upwards.
To find out
more about the projects available at Surrey Choices, email firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 01483 806806.