I'll Find a Way

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I'll Find a Way
Directed by Beverly Shaffer
Produced by Beverly Shaffer
Yuki Yoshida
Starring Nadia DeFranco
Cinematography Nesya Blue
Edited by Ginny Stikeman
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada
Release date
  • 1977 (1977)
Running time
26 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

I'll Find a Way is a 1977 Canadian short documentary film directed by Beverly Shaffer about nine-year-old Nadia DeFranco, who has spina bifida. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, the film won an Academy Award in 1978 for Best Short Subject.[1]

Just a Wedding[edit]

In 1999, Shaffer completed Just a Wedding, a sequel to I'll Find a Way, revisiting DeFranco as she prepares to get married.[2]


  1. ^ "New York Times: I'll Find a Way". NY Times. Retrieved May 24, 2008. 
  2. ^ Shaffer, Beverly (1999). "Just a Wedding". National Film Board of Canada Web site. Retrieved May 28, 2009. 

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