Video above is “The Joanne O’ Riordan Story Promo“
From the WorldIrish.com: An unnamed Irish company has stepped into help the documentary maker brother of Joanne O’Riordan complete the project dedicated her courageous battle against a rare condition known as Total Amelia.
O’Riordan, who spoke at a UN conference about the condition last year, was born without limbs.
Production on “No Limbs, No Limits” was stopped last month when the Irish Film Board announced a cut in funding, leading to director Steven O’Riordan’s plea for help from the business community.
A statement released on Tuesday evening quoted Steven as saying: “I’m absolutely delighted to announce that an Irish company who for now want to remain private have expressed the view that they would like to donate just over €40,000 to get Joanne’s documentary ‘No Limbs No Limits’ up and running.” … read the full article from WorldIrish.com
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Irish Independent: Anonymous donor saves Joanne’s film (9/Aug/2012)
Irish Examiner: Rehab Group is to provide €25,000 towards the cost of a film (20th Aug)