Groundbreaking work by first-time feature director Reid Davenport, “I Didn’t See You There” on POV, Jan. 9 at 10 pm

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“I Didn’t See You There”
January, 9, 2023 at 10 pm


crosswalk with shadow of person in wheelchair crossingSpurred by the spectacle of a circus tent outside his Oakland apartment, a disabled filmmaker launches into a meditative journey exploring the history of freakdom, vision, and (in) visibility.

Shot from director Reid Davenport’s physical perspective – mounted to his wheelchair or handheld – “I Didn’t See You There” serves as a clear rebuke to the norm of disabled people being seen and not heard.