Monthly Recommendations - March

By True Colors Festival Team

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March 24, 2023

Monthly Recommendations comes to the VOICE blog. Don’t miss our monthly curation of books, movies, music or podcasts to check out! Scroll down for our March selection!

Songs that pull on your heartstrings, movies that stir the spirit, and theater that gets you thinking. In this edition of Monthly Recommendations, TCF uncovers works that bring diversity and inclusivity to the fore by celebrating the artists behind those very same works.

Read on!

1. da:ns focus – EveryBody

Singapore’s beloved dance festival is back from April 14-16 at the Esplanade! Kicking off the initiative is the da:ns focusEveryBody weekend, which features dance projects that work with and empower diversely abled dancing bodies and non-professionals. Each work, created with inclusivity and diversity in mind, seeks to convey the message that indeed, everybody, can dance and enjoy dance! Our friends from ILL-ABILITIES™ is part of the line-up.

2. Champions

The film ‘Champions’ features an inclusive cast of 10 actors with developmental disabilities. Directed by Bobby Farrelly, known for comedies like ‘Dumb and Dumber’, the film will be out in cinemas across the US this March.

3. At the Mountain Top

Singer-songwriter Sky Shen releases his debut EP, Wheel You Love Me?, an exploration of his experiences and perspectives on love as a person with muscular dystrophy. ‘At the Mountain Top’ is one of two English songs in the 5-track album with the remaining performed in Mandarin.

4. WheelchairTravel

Travel blogger and wheelchair user Srin Madipalli is the brainchild behind travel blog WheelchairTravel.org which offers tips and resources to people looking to vacation in their wheelchair.

Pic credits: Wheelchair Travel

5. Disability Done Different: Candid Conversations

Tune in to Australia’s DSC’s podcast series as hosts Roland and Evie Naufal chat with guests such as actress Emily Dash, NDIS Commissioner Tracy Mackey, and Senator Jordon Steele-John on their work in the disability sector.


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Monthly Recommendations – February

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As a festival, TCF brings people together to generate exchanges, innovation and creativity; and transform the way we relate to each other.

Presented by The Nippon Foundation, TCF brings diverse artists and audiences together through concerts, documentaries, music videos, film screenings, children's programs, musicals, workshops and other activities. Since 2006, festivals have been organized in Southeast Asia and Japan, with more than 1,200 artists from more than 30 countries connecting with a global audience in more than 80 countries.

TCF invites you to journey with us, to enjoy, experience, share and spread our consciousness of being One World, One Family.

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