Blind woman dating
They’re left knowing more, and that’s the goal.” In November 2016, Blind Date was chosen to be featured in the renowned DOCNYC Festival Independent Film Center (IFC) in New York City.
The team has just been notified that they’ve been admitted to this year’s Reel Abilities Documentary Film Festival.
As a result, we start to see ourselves and our own experiences in each character’s story.
We can see how very outdated and silly the stigmas around disability and dating truly are.
These three 20 and 30 something’s show us that blind people flirt, go on dates, fall in and out of love, get married, and have children, just like anyone else.
The documentary captures the challenges that these three individuals face when trying to use online dating website platforms or dating apps that are not accessible to blind users.
“When you look at Tinder or or any of the apps that are available, there’s no description of the person.
One wrote on Twitter alongside a gif of Britney Spears grimacing: "#blinddate has been on 2 mins and I'm already cringing to f*** at that fella singing just then." Another shared a gif of actor Steve Carell pulling a face with the tweet: "He needs to sit down #blinddate." A third agreed, writing: "Absolutely MORT at the singing on #blinddate" while another snided: "Some people are way too confident when they are talentless, that singing." Earlier this year, the show was praised for coupling up its first ever lesbian contestants.