BBC Same But Different, Alexandra’s Story
directed by David Barnes
production company Libra Telvision / David & Goliath
Meet triplets Alexandra, Felicia and Eleanor. “I’m different to my sisters because Alexandra’s got Down Syndrome and Felicia likes fashion more than me”.
International Emmy Award winning and BAFTA nominated collection of eight short documentary portraits, featuring children from across the UK with a range of differences, disabilities and medical conditions. The child-led films have been praised for their photography and non-patronising approach in which the children tell us what it’s like to be “me”.
In additional to the International Emmy Award and BAFTA nomination, David and the programme have received prestigious industry recognition in the form of several nominations, including RTS NW Best Children’s Programme, Kidscreen Award, Broadcast Digital Award, Learning On Screen and the films were a finalist in the Japan Prize.