It Won’t Define Me

2021 | Australia | 16 mins
Genre: Documentary
Themes: Disability | Sports | BIPOC | Human Rights
Disability represented on screen: Physical Disability & Mobility | Wheelchair use | Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)
Language: English, with Closed Captioning available

Synopsis: A documentary about professional athletes overcoming challenges to pursue a career in sports. Dedicated to the underdogs, the people who have refused to let the hand they’ve been dealt with in life define them.

Starring Australian paralympian and advocate Paul Nunnari and talent from Invictus Games and Special Olympics.

Behind the Scenes (BTS)


The Athletes – Erik Horrie, Paul Nunnari, Joel Vanderzwan, Jada Mathyssen-Whyman, Chris Bunton


Director – Justice Jones
Producer – Kristin Hodges
Cinematographer – Mikey Hamer
Production Design –
Editor – Julian Neuhaus
Sound Design – Bethany Stewart

Festival Screenings & Awards

Port Adelaide Diversity & Inclusion Film Festival (PADIFF) 2023 (Australia)