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The British Polio Fellowship is demanding that the organisers of the Cannes Film Festival act in the wake of what the fellowship believes are discriminatory acts against those with disabilities. Film producer, Valeria Richter, who has part of her left foot amputated, was rejected from attending the event “because she wasn’t wearing high heels”. Ms Richter, who wouldn’t have been physically able to keep her balance with high heels after having her big toe and parts of her left foot amputated, was left embarrassed after being refused entry.