Director Rachel Fleit’s deeply intimate and powerful feature of one woman’s journey of personal acceptance and resilience, Introducing, Selma Blair, follows the singular actress as she reckons with the next chapter of her life after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The film explores complex issues ranging from dissecting deep-rooted myths about beauty, and the collective fear around disability and mortality. Complete with her trademark wit and humor, the film follows Blair as she reconciles a journey of monumental transition.
Fleit and Blair’s connection was instantaneous with Fleit immediately understanding who she was — disarming, charming, real, raw and true. As a filmmaker who tells stories about a different way of being in the world, the film celebrates and explores finding acceptance in a new normal. Blair has stepped into her own, which Introducing, Selma Blair presents an extraordinary story that invites audiences in on Blair’s journey.