A Mother and Daughter Bound by Disability
In “Rocío and Me,” the filmmaker Louise Monlaü spotlights how having a child with Down syndrome can create a cycle of parenthood that never ends.
“We started dancing in the street so people wouldn’t be afraid any more … we started to bring life again,” says Sunday Obiajulu Ozegbe, also known as Valu, recounting the plight of his community for years.
The district of Oworonshoki, where the dancer lives, is one of the most dangerous areas of Lagos, Nigeria. But Valu is trying to change that.