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Act of God

Act of God follows a day in the life of Stuart, a disabled man whose life is a mess. His caregivers are abandoning him and for good reason: he’s an asshole, a fact that becomes quickly apparent to the new guy tasked with getting him out of bed.

Stuart’s commute to work is interrupted by the discovery of a $100 bill lying on the sidewalk, just out of reach. It flutters away as soon as he moves towards it, leading him on a chase which eventually destroys his wheelchair and forces him to reconsider his toxic ideal of self sufficiency.

Spencer Smith, Parker Cook

Spencer Smith, Parker Cook

Spencer Cook is an Austin-based filmmaker, artist, and disability activist. As a lifelong wheelchair user, Spencer is dedicated to helping improve the way people relate to their own bodies through the lens of disability.

Parker Smith is a documentary filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. He shot, edited, and directed his debut feature Ramblin’ Freak as a one-man crew, going on to a world premiere at SXSW Film Festival in 2017.

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