General Public
SRFF Member
New York Premiere
12 minutes
Lego Oma is a short doc about Rita Ebel, a German wheelchair-using grandma who builds Lego ramps to create accessibility.
Genres: Documentary and Reality
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Lego Oma
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Rita Ebel, aka the Lego Oma, is a German grandma and wheelchair user. Rita is a few decades old - the saying “age is just a number” couldn’t be more accurate in this case - has been married three times - but who is counting? Since her car accident, which broke her lumbar spine and caused paralysis from her waist down, she constantly had to find creative ways to continue doing the things she loves. When she noticed most of the stores in her hometown Hanau were inaccessible to her, she decided to make a statement by building wheelchair ramps from Lego, each a unique piece of art.
Studio: n/a
Producers: Karina Sturm
From: Germany
Produced In: Germany
Directors: Karina Sturm
Writers: Karina Sturm
Lead Actors: Rita Ebel

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