On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with award-winning filmmaker Rodney Evans about his new film, Vision Portraits.
It follows the journeys of four blind and visually impaired artists, including Evans, who only has 20 percent of his focal vision left due to a rare genetic eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa. He says losing his peripheral vision made him a better director. What is it like for people with visual impairments to navigate today's world and what can we learn from visually impaired artists about the creative process?
Find a full list of showtimes of Vision Portraits here. It is screening at Landmark Theatres in San Francisco.
Rodney Evans, award winning filmmaker and director of Vision Portraits
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