Titled "Glow in
the Dark," the film is scheduled to be released on the film
festival circuit August 2012
I want to make
it very clear that I in no way consider myself the "talent" when
it comes to the upcoming documentary about me. After the lights
and cameras were gone, and the film-maker had flown back to
Europe, I finally Googled "Pagniotis Evangelidis" and discovered that the world
shared my view that he is a genius. Several weeks later, his
award winning documentary "Chip & Ovi" arrived in the post and
proved it beyond any doubt. Chip and Ovi are two remarkable
young lovers living in Romania who grew up in special orphanages
where families throw away their disabled / deformed children.
One was born with a shortened leg, the other without hands.
Panos portrayed them with such a deft hand that you are charmed
by their personalities and the disfigurements are all but
Since he left
he has given only a few hints about what to expect to make it
into the final film after the 120 hours that were taped have
been edited down......So, here it is, the
In it, I am
describing how it came to be that a president of the United
States saw me naked.
note that I am not tweaking, the involuntary tics were