Amber has Down's syndrome and is about to start school together with her twin sister, Olivia. Although at first her experience is positive, she soon starts to struggle and asks to stay at home. Olivia is keen to keep her twin sister in the same class and so begins the struggle of keeping the girls together at school.
Ian Davies’ lovingly made film follows his two daughters over four years, charting the challenges they each face and the changes in their relationship, uniquely from their own perspectives.
On World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March 2020, Amber and Me screens with:
Emma and Ben (dir. Vanessa Stockley, 2010, 42 mins)
Emma Bishop and Ben Marshall are a 28-year old couple who dream of getting married to each other. Emma and Ben traces their journey towards making a decision about whether or not to get engaged. It explores the inner lives of young people with Down’s Syndrome and the nature of love.
~ Emma and Ben (42mins)
~ Amber and Me (59 mins)
+ pre-recorded Q&A (20 mins)