Is There Anybody Out There?

Is There Anybody Out There?


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My body is extremely unusual, I’ve never seen another like mine. ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’ follows my search to track down others with the same rare disability.  Above all, it’s about ableism, living in a world where you’re seen as less than human and what it takes to love yourself fiercely despite this.

Ella Glendining


Two BIFA nominations for Best Debut Feature Documentary and Maverick award

BFI and Chanel Filmmaker Award, Ella Glendining

Winner of the FIPRESCI award for Best Documentary Feature

Krakow Film Festival, Silver Horn Award

Be The Change Festival, winner of Internation Film Critics Prize


Sundance Film Festival, International Documentary Competition

Hot Docs, Special Presentations April 2023

CPH: DOX, Highlights, March 2023

Newcomers Competition at Thessaloniki Film Festival March 2023

SXSW Festival Favourites March 2023

FIFDH, Geneva, Creative Documentaries Competition, March 2023

Ella Glendining
Janine Marmot
Executive Producers
Lisa Marie Russo, Nikki Parrott, Natasha Dack Ojumu and Mark Thomas
Running Time
87 mins
World Sales
Autlook Film Sales
BFI Doc Society Fund, Screen Scotland, Chicken and Egg Pictures, The Meadow Fund
Tigerlily Two and Cat Flap Media
Cinematographer: Annemarie Lean-Vercoe
Editor: Rachel Roberts
Consulting Editor: Claire Ferguson
Music composed by Erland Cooper