Owen Kent Represents the SMA Community With ‘Angels of Mercy’ Film

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Owen Kent is the first person with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) to write, produce and star in his own film. Angels of Mercy is a physiological horror film where the protagonist is a computer hacker trying to outwit a team of eugenicists who want to rid the world of disabled people.

Shane Burcaw and his friends and family and shows why his optimism and lust for life makes him such an inspiration to everyone he meets.

In this video, Kent and his fellow writer, producer, and director, Andrew Balcroft, share a trailer of the film and launch their crowdfunding campaign to bring the film to the general audience. If you would like to help contribute towards this project, which gives a unique voice to the disabled community, you can find more information about the crowdfunding campaign and about Kent and Balcroft here. You can also follow the progress of the film on their Facebook page.

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