A kneeling young man with trisomy 21 in an aircraft hangar

The Battle

New Zealand 2015, Dance film, 3 min., OV/d
Directors: Sophie Hexter / Poppy Walker

Kayah Guenther is a young artist struggling to find his place in the world. Born with trisomy 21, he narrates his story through dance. A highly stylised and darkly evocative portrait, set to an original score, «The Battle» explores themes of identity, power, passion and despair.