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Film uncovers courageous cycling story

"Emmanuel's Gift," a new film by Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern uncovers the story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a young Ghanaian man born with a severely deformed right leg, as he begins a 600-kilometre bicycle ride across Ghana, spreading a vision for greater acceptance of disabled people in Ghana. Opening at selected theatres on October 21, the film documents Emmanuel's plight for over two years, having shot over 400 hours of powerful footage in Ghana, California, Oregon and New York.

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