Watch the film: The Wizard of Needles (with English Subtitles)

We Care Film Show 23 proudly presents an inspiring film, The Wizard of Needles on India’s only blind acupuncturist to mark the 140th birth anniversary of Helen Adams Keller who was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Keller’s birthday was yesterday (June 27).

The Wizard Of Needles, directed by Deepak Parvatiyar, is an award-winning film at We Care Film Festival in 2011.


Photo by John Moeses Bauan on Unsplash

We Care Film Festival provides a unique platform to various organisations working in the field of disability to use films as an advocacy tool to sensitise all sections of society towards disability issues.

The festival is an advocacy tool that seeks to bring about attitudinal and behavioural change ridding people of misconceptions, myths and prejudices surrounding disability issues. is proud to be associated with this one of its kind film festival, which is the first and only film festival recognized as a partner by UNESCO as per the New Delhi Declaration adopted by UNESCO in November 2015.

We are pleased to announce that we will daily screen one film on disability issues from across the world to strengthen this campaign which was first initiated by a Delhi-based individual, Satish Kapoor, We Care Film Festival’s founder-director.


Today’s Film:

THE WIZARDS OF NEEDLES/Visual Impairments/Deepak Parvatiyar/India/16:55 min




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