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Author: Robert ArnoldSally Jo FiferVivian KleimanLindsay SabloskyGannet Hosa-BetonteAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Lateral Films, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tells the story of Gannet [Hosa-Betonte], a 22-year-old man with severe disabilities, as he prepares to move out of his mother's home and into a San Francisco apartment with three musicians and artists as primary caregivers. Gannet (or 'G, ' as his friends call him) was born with Mowat-Wilson Syndrome, a genetic condition which results in a myriad of physical and developmental disabilities with symptoms resembling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Biography
Named Person: Gannet Hosa-Betonte
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Arnold; Sally Jo Fifer; Vivian Kleiman; Lindsay Sablosky; Gannet Hosa-Betonte; Amy Hosa; Donal Mosher; Colter Jacobsen; Amanda Eicher; Michael Olivares; Chris Jannini; Malcolm Pullinger; Independent Television Service.; Lateral Films.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 182540966
Language Note: Closed Captioned; described video for the visually impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in October 2007.
Container lists Lateral Films as co-producer with ITVS.
Special features include: classroom version of the film (28 min.); additional information about Gannet's condition and care (text feature); 2 deleted scenes (2 min. total); "Manual journey", short film about Gannet by Arnold (c2003, 3 min.).
Credits: Camera, Robert Arnold ; editors, Malcolm Pullinger, Robert Arnold ; music composition, Paul Rucker, Peter Whitehead, Window Window ; executive producer for ITVS, Sally Jo Fifer ; executive producer, Vivian Kleiman.
Performer(s): Gannet Hosa-Betonte, Amy Hosa, Donal Mosher, Colter Jacobsen, Amanda Eicher, Michael Olivares, Chris Jannini.
Awards: 50th San Francisco International Film Festival, 2007 Golden Gate Award for Best Bay Area Documentary.
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; standard format.
Contents: Opening --
The caregivers --
Looking back --
Out in the world --
A new caregiver --
Ama calls ; Headache --
Moving --
First night, next morning --
Life at the apartment --
Road trip --
Donal talks --
Couldn't be better --
Eye doctor --
Caregivers together --
Donal makes a pie --
Eye problems --
Surgery --
Back home --
Credits.
Other Titles: Manual journey.
Responsibility: a co-production of Robert Arnold and the Independent Television Service ; with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; producer, Lindsay Sablosky ; director, producer, Robert Arnold.
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"Tells the story of Gannet [Hosa-Betonte], a 22-year-old man with severe disabilities, as he prepares to move out of his mother's home and into a San Francisco apartment with three musicians and artists as primary caregivers. Gannet (or 'G, ' as his friends call him) was born with Mowat-Wilson Syndrome, a genetic condition which results in a myriad of physical and developmental disabilities with symptoms resembling autism ... The film provides a model of how someone with serious disabilities can be integrated into the community and live a truly full life. Along the way, it challenges conventional notions about independence, empathy, and disability, and provides a glimpse into a kind of life seldom seen"--Http://www.lateralfilms.com/keyofg/about.html.

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This film, relevant to so many subject areas, depicts life for 22-year-old Gannet who faces the world with Mowat-Wilson syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that makes it difficult for both sides of the brain to communicate with each other.

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