Business rescues Joanne’s film

Video above is “The Joanne O’ Riordan Story Promo

From the 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

Other articles:

Evening Herald: Business rescues disabled teen’s film (8/Aug/2012)

The Kanchi Blog: Thinking outside the box

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)

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