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DOCUMENTARY SHORT | 10 MIN | 2009

FIRST STEPS

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After working as a filmmaker for 10 years, Jason DaSilva put his experience with progressive multiple sclerosis on the screen in First Steps. The film uses DaSilva's personal narrative as an anchor point to weave in and out of interviews, explanations, and findings on MS within a jigsaw puzzle of incidents.
Film Information
Year: 2008
Length: 10 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA, Canada
Premiere: World
Cast & Credits
Primary Cast: Jason DaSilva, Kumar Pallana, Marianne D'Souza, Susan Kim
Director: Jason DaSilva
Screenwriter: Jason DaSilva
Producer: Jason DaSilva
Music: Sara Ciantar, William Cheung
Camera: Shamsul Islam, Shilpi Gupta, Leigh DaSilva, Victor Ballasteros, Danita Chow
Associate Producer: Susan Kim
Title Design: Miguel Valdes
Press Contacts

Print Source
Jason DaSilva
IN FACE FILMS
245 East 11th Street, Ste. 4A New York, NY 10003
Phone: 917 513 2883
jason.dasilva@infacefilms.com

Print Source
Jason DaSilva
IN FACE FILMS
245 East 11th Street, Ste. 4A New York, NY 10003
Phone: 917 513 2883
jason.dasilva@infacefilms.com

Special Note

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Time Will Tell program.

About the Director(s)
Jason DaSilva made his directorial debut with the doc Cuba Dreams. His short Olivia's Puzzle has shown at festivals from Sundance to Karachi, winning awards along the way. His documentary Lest We Forget premiered at IDFA 2003 in Amsterdam. He currently resides in New York.

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