‘Vision Portraits’ Exclusive Clip: Rodney Evans’ Deeply Personal SXSW Doc Reveals What It’s Like To Be A Visually Impaired Artist

The Playlist | 3/8/2019 | Charles Barfield
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SXSW has officially kicked off, and with it, a huge amount of high-profile films starring the likes of Seth Rogen, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, and more will be making their debuts. However, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a film as moving and beautiful as Rodney Evans’ documentary “Vision Portraits.”

And in honor of “Vision Portraits” making its debut at SXSW tomorrow, we’re thrilled to present an exclusive clip from the film, which illuminates just how special the documentary actually is. “Vision Portraits” is a deeply personal look into the life of its filmmaker Rodney Evans, who burst onto the filmmaking scene with his Sundance standout film “Brother to Brother” in 2004. Since then, Evans has been dealing with his loss of vision. “Vision Portraits” uses Evans’ story, as well as the stories of other creative folks with disabilities, to show that you can rise above your perceived limitations to create beautiful art.

Clip - Shows - Evans - Prejudice - Filmmaker

The clip we are premiering shows that not only is Evans dealing with the prejudice that comes with being a visually impaired filmmaker, but also the fact...
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