Emmanuel's Gift is a powerful story of political change almost smothered by contrivance. Full Review | Original Score: 3/5 Chris Hewitt St. Paul Pioneer Press
Beautifully filmed and produced. Masterfully researched and reported. As with the new wave of documentaries making their way to mainstream theaters, Emmanuel's Gift is visually, technically and narratively top notch. First-class film-making and a world-class young man. I would recommend this movie to anyone.
Oct 21, 2005 · 60. Ben Kenigsberg. This feel-good profile barely touches on the political and cultural ramifications of Emmanuel's work. Narration by Oprah increases the aura of a civics lesson. Read full review. 40. Jeannette Catsoulis. Sadly, Emmanuel's Gift is a powerful story of political change almost smothered by contrivance. Read full review.
- Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern
A powerful real-life story that's strong enough to overcome the Hollywood touches added in its telling, Emmanuel's Gift is an uplifting celebration of the human spirit. Read critic reviews.
Emanuels Gift - Narrated by Oprah Winfrey, "Emmanuel's Gift" tells the tale of a young, disabled man from Ghana, West Africa, who rode a bicycle across Ghana - about 600 kilometers - on one leg to eradicate his country's negative perception of the disabled.
I plan to take "Emmanuel’s Gift" DVD’s to Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Thai-Burma border in a few months to show to our uxo victims who have lost limbs. Emmanuel exudes a true affirming message, and can add me as one of his admirers who will spread the word. For Movie Magazine, this is Joan Widdifield. Air date: 7/05/06
Check out the exclusive TVGuide.com movie review and see our movie rating for Emmanuel's Gift ... Emmanuel's Gift. ... then rode clear across Ghana — a journey of 600 km — using only his one ...
Nov 25, 2005 · Movie Review – “Emmanuel’s Gift” November 25, 2005 at 3:17 pm emmanuelyeboah Leave a comment. Case Study of Disability in GhanaDirected by Lisa Wax and Nancy Stem Genre: Documentary. General Plot. If one is disabled in Ghana, he is likely to be kept at home most of his lifetime, poisoned, or left in the forest to die.
Emmanuel's Gift: Directed by Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern Winters. With Robin Williams, Oprah Winfrey. If you are born disabled in Ghana, West Africa you are likely to be poisoned, or left to die by your family; and if you are not poisoned or left for dead, you're likely to be hidden away in a room; and if you're not hidden, you are destined to spend your lifetime begging on the streets.
- Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern Winters
- Robin Williams, Oprah Winfrey