Emmanuel's Gift (2005)

G 10/21/2005 (US) Documentary 1h 20m

He's like no one we've ever known, but he's all we aspire to be.

Overview

If you are born disabled in Ghana, West Africa you are likely to be poisoned, or left to die by your family; and if you are not poisoned or left for dead, you're likely to be hidden away in a room; and if you're not hidden, you are destined to spend your lifetime begging on the streets. Of the twenty million people in Ghana, two million are disabled. This is the story of one disabled man whose mission-and purpose- is to change all that forever. In Emmanuel's Gift, filmmakers Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern have uncovered a story as compelling as it is important. Narrated by Oprah Winfrey, the film chronicles the life of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a young Ghanaian man born with a severely deformed right leg, who today, against incalculable odds, is opening minds, hearts and doors-and effecting social and political change throughout his country.

  1. Nancy Stern

    Director

  2. Lisa Lax

    Director

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $23,578.00

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