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First Steps

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA, Canada | 10 MINUTES | English |

FIRST STEPS

Documentary
After working as a filmmaker for 10 years, Jason DaSilva put his experience with progressive multiple sclerosis on the screen in First Steps. The film uses DaSilva's personal narrative as an anchor point to weave in and out of interviews, explanations, and findings on MS within a jigsaw puzzle of incidents.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jason DaSilva

Jason DaSilva made his directorial debut with the doc Cuba Dreams. His short Olivia's Puzzle has shown at festivals from Sundance to Karachi, winning awards along the way. His documentary Lest We Forget premiered at IDFA 2003 in Amsterdam. He currently resides in New York.
Director
Jason DaSilva
Producer
Jason DaSilva
Associate Producer
Susan Kim
Title Design
Miguel Valdes
Camera
Shamsul Islam, Shilpi Gupta, Leigh DaSilva, Victor Ballasteros, Danita Chow
Screenwriter
Jason DaSilva
Primary Cast
Jason DaSilva, Kumar Pallana, Marianne D'Souza, Susan Kim
Music
Sara Ciantar, William Cheung

CONTACTS

Print Source
Jason DaSilva
IN FACE FILMS
245 East 11th Street, Ste. 4A New York, NY 10003
Phone: 917 513 2883
jason.dasilva@infacefilms.com