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“Right Footed” Joins American Film Showcase in Philippines

On August 11th “Right Footed” director Nick Spark departed for the Philippines for an intensive week of screenings as part of the State Department’s “American Film Showcase”. Nick will show the film in Manila and Tacloban (site of the typhoon sequence in the documentary). Venues will include several universities, community centers and even a shopping […]

“Right Footed” Premieres on Fuse TV on May 20th @ 8 p.m. EST!

RIGHT FOOTED Documentary Premieres Saturday, May 20 at 8P/7c Right Footed is the next feature in Fuse’s new We The Dreamers documentary series. We The Dreamers shines a light on young, idealistic and diverse subjects celebrating their cultural heritage and identity, confronting issues and overcoming prejudice. Directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Nick Spark, Right Footed chronicles […]

Now Airing in 84 Countries!

“Right Footed” is now airing in 83 countries around the world on the National Geographic Channel, and on Fuse in the United States. Check your local listings for more information!    Missed it? You can still see it via the iTunes store, Amazon streaming, or own the DVD!  

“Right Footed” to Air in 80+ countries on National Geographic Channel

We’re excited to announce that a special 1-hour version of Right Footed will be airing worldwide on the National Geographic Channel in 2017. This release of the film will span over 80 countries on six continents, and many languages to boot. This release represents the fulfillment of a dream for Nick Spark and Jessica Cox. […]

Right Footed Receives Common Sense Media’s Seal of Approval

We’re excited to announce that one of the nation’s most prestigious media organizations Common Sense Media has awarded Right Footed four stars and its “great for families” seal of approval. The review called Right Footed “…a great introduction for the able-bodied to the world of those with disabilities…” and notes that the film “…clearly illustrates […]

How the Ellen Show, Youtube and Jessica Cox Made a Difference

If you’ve seen Right Footed, then you know the story of Grace, who in 2008 was born without arms just like Jessica Cox.  Like Jessica’s parents Inez and Bill, Grace’s parents Greg and Patricia Day were devastated to learn that they were going to have a child born with a birth defect. But while the […]

Right Footed™ Arrives on iTunes and DVD November 1st

RIGHT FOOTED™ IS COMING TO ITUNES AND DVD ON NOVEMBER 1! Now you can share Jessica Cox’s uplifting personal story with your family and friends. Right Footed™ is a movie that inspires everyone who sees it, and can be a powerful tool (as the Dove Foundation put it) to “encourage young people to pursue their […]

Jessica Pushes Universal Studios for Universal Access

  Jessica’s advocacy work on behalf of people with disabilities now extends into the world of recreation. You might think that in this modern day and age, access to amusement rides would be universal, but last November Jessica learned that just isn’t the case. She and her husband Patrick planned a visit the Universal Orlando […]

A Study Guide for Right Footed

This past year, Right Footed has screened at many schools and received a heart-warming reception. We’ve received many letters from educators who have used the film to teach valuable concepts including self-reliance, the importance of mentorship, and of course the principles of inclusion and opportunity. These are all values that Jessica and her family embrace […]

Educational & Private Screenings

Now you can bring the powerful documentary Right Footed to your company, university, school, club, camp, or church, and inspire colleagues, students, parishioners, friends and total strangers with Jessica Cox’s powerful story. The film offers a terrific opportunity to inspire others, promote inclusion, and raise awareness about the power of mentor-ship and belief in the […]

Remembering the incredible Inez Cox

We are so very sorry to announce that Inez Cox, Jessica’s mother, passed away on July 9. She was a faithful, strong, caring woman who devoted her life to taking care of others. Born into poverty in rural Eastern Samar, Philippines, Inez Macabare overcame all the odds and received a nursing degree. She soon immigrated […]

Festival Run Continues Both Internationally and at Home

When we first screened Right Footed in June of 2015, we had no idea that one year later we’d still be showing it in film festivals in the U.S.A. and abroad. This summer finds Right Footed screening at festivals in New York City, Philadelphia, Savannah and Park City as well as in Taipei, Taiwan, Karachi, […]

“Right Footed” Invited to Participate in American Film Showcase

We’re excited to announce that Right Footed was invited to participate in the American Film Showcase. The Showcase brings award-winning contemporary American documentary and independent narrative films to audiences around the world, offering a view of American society and culture as seen by independent filmmakers. Funded by a grant from the State Department’s Bureau of […]

Bring Right Footed to Your Home Town!

Right Footed continues its film festival run in 2016, including our premiere in the UK in the Manchester International Film Festival. Additional screenings venues include San Francisco, Cleveland, Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia. Now there’s a new way to see Right Footed outside of film festivals! As of today, we’ve entered a new and exciting […]

Happy New Year from “Right Footed”

  On behalf of Jessica Cox, Patrick Chamberlain, Nick Spark and Mona Lisa Yuchengco, thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of Right Footed this year. Since its debut in June, the movie screened in almost 30 film festivals in the USA and Canada, and won eleven major awards. Those honors are nice, but […]

Screenings bring about great rewards…

Last week we learned Right Footed was the winner of the “Best Documentary” award at the International Film Festival Manhattan.  Just two days after attending the big screening in New York, Jessica Cox and Patrick flew home to Tucson, Arizona to attend the Loft Film Festival.  The screening at the Loft Cinema — one of […]

A Special Screening in Washington, D.C.

Last week Right Footed was screened at a private event hosted by Handicap International USA, the organization for which Jessica Cox serves as Goodwill Ambassador. The screening was at the E Street Cinemas in downtown Washington, D.C., and Jessica Cox, Patrick Chamberlain and director Nick Spark were in attendance along with many supporters, donors, and […]

Long Synopsis

The multi-award winning, feature documentary Right Footed tells the story of Jessica Cox, a 29-year-old woman with a disability who, over the course of the film, transforms from a speaker and mentor into a disability rights activist and leader working on a global level. Despite a childhood full of enormous mental and physical challenges, we […]

“Best Social Impact Film of 2015”

We can now announce the big news as it was just made public in the Hollywood Reporter and Screen Daily today. “Right Footed” won the top jury prize at the 2015 Hollywood Film Festival last night for “Best Social Impact Film”. The movie was selected from over 3000 entries for this honor. Brad Parks, the […]

“Right Footed” — the Festival Run Begins !

The film festival run of “Right Footed” started at the Portland Film Festival and — there’s no end in sight.  We’re stunned at the reaction to the film, which is now slated to be in 22 film festivals through November.  By then it will have been seen in sixteen states, Canada and Italy.  Jessica Cox […]

Join Us at a Film Festival Near You !

  After premiering at the Mirabile Dictu Film Festival at the Vatican City, Rome, Right Footed is poised to hit the U.S. festival circuit.  On September 6, we’ll be making our USA festival debut at the Portland Film Festival — considered one of the “coolest” festivals in the world by MovieMaker magazine.  A short time […]

Right Footed in the news

To download an Electronic Press Kit and Photographs visit this link. Or click here: 8x10RightFootedPressKit10122015 Cleveland International Film Festival 2016 Jessica Cox, the star of Right Footed which won the “Best Social Action Film 2016” at the Hollywood Film Festival… Beloit International Film Festival winners announced Beloit International Film Festival has announced 10 BIFFY awards […]

Screenings at AirVenture and a Little Girl Named RE

Last month “Right Footed” made its world premiere at the Mirabile Dictu Film Festival at the Vatican City, Rome, where the film was awarded the coveted “silver fish” as Best Documentary Film. This past week the documentary made its U.S. debut at another special venue – the EAA’s AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. “Oshkosh” […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2015   Contact: Nick Spark   email: nicktspark(at)gmail.com Jessica Cox    email: admin(at)rightfooted.com   Official film website: www.rightfootedmovie.com   PRESS CONFERENCE: 9 a.m. Thursday July 22, EAA Press HQ   Award WINNING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ARMLESS AIRPLANE PILOT JESSICA COX TO MAKE U.S. PREMIERE AT EAA AirVENTURE   OSHKOSH, WI – Right […]

Proud to announce that “Right Footed” will be part of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival in Austin, Texas on November 6. This annual event shines a spotlight on films that positively and accurately represent disability. The festival continually serves as a unique and entertaining way of dispelling common misperceptions about disability. Sounds like an […]

Jessica Cox & “Right Footed” Win Best Documentary Award

BREAKING NEWS! JESSICA COX & “RIGHT FOOTED” WIN BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM AT MIRABILE DICTU FILM FESTIVAL — Just got off the phone with Jessica Cox who is in the Vatican City for the Mirabile Dictu Film Festival. She excitedly explained that Right Footed received the “Il Pesce d’Argento” (The Silver Fish, in Italian) for Best […]