The Girl Who Forgets How to Walk

(16 minutes 30 seconds/16mm/2019)

We never speak of it, but here we know the land can’t be trusted. This film reinterprets a series of poems from the debut book of Cumbrian poet Kate Davis. It tells a personal narrative of contracting polio as a young girl, her subsequent disability and slow process of learning to walk again.

Find out more about Kate Davis here:

The film premiered at Alchemy Film Festival 2020 and an interview can be viewed here: