‘Dare to Be Remarkable’: RI woman defies odds

Alyssa Silva is an inspiring young woman who defied doctor’s predictions when she was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) at a young age.

Her journey is featured in this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival. Dare to Be Remarkable is a documentary that brings awareness to what it’s like to live with SMA and is produced by local production company, Animus Studios.

The film premieres Saturday, August 13 at 12:15 p.m. at RISD MUSEUM’s Metcalf Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased here.

Here are some of the other segments featured on The Rhode Show on August 11, 2016:

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