Emmanuel's Gift Poster

Release Date: October 21st, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 14th, 2006

G|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
This documentary tells the story of 27-year-old Ghanaian Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, born with a deformed leg. The disabled are often disdained or even murdered at birth in Africa, but Emmanuel is determined to be a part of society. After receiving a bicycle, thanks to a grant for handicapped athletes, Emmanuel rides across Ghana, challenging stereotypes in the process. Emmanuel travels to America to receive a prosthetic leg and spreads awareness of human rights for the disabled everywhere he goes.

Cast: Oprah Winfrey

Director: Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Emotional, Father, Rise, Underdog, Inspiring, 2000s

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