ReelAbilities Film Festival

DATE AND TIME

Apr 8, 2019 | 1:00 pm

Location

Commonpoint Queens’ Central Queens
67-09 108th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Peggy Kurtz
Director, Cultural Arts & Jewish Heritage Programs
[email protected]

ReelAbilities Film Festival

Suggested donation, $5

ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases award-winning international films presenting the stories and artistic expression of people with disabilities. It is the largest film festival in the world dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities.

ReelAbilities brings communities together to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, please contact Peggy Kurtz at (718) 268-5011 ext. 151 or by emailing her at [email protected]

Monday afternoon, April 8, 1 pm
Afternoon of Short Films

SHAKE WITH ME
Dir. Zack Grant
32 min – Documentary – U.S,

Debra Magid is an artist living with, and growing through, Parkinson’s Disease. The film is a look into a moment in time when Debra’s health is stable, her art is thriving, and the future is entirely unknown.

You can watch a trailer for this film by clicking here!

HALE
Dir. Brad Bailey
20 min – Documentary – U.S.

Born with cerebral palsy, Hale Zukas is the “grandfather” of the disability movement. An inspiring film about a born activist who wakes up every day to fight for disability rights.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance (which you can do by filling out the form below), please contact Peggy Kurtz at (718) 268-5011 ext. 151 or by emailing her at [email protected]