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ReelAbilities Film Festival Closing Night Event at the Kennedy Center

Sunday, March 10 @ 3:00 pm

Reimagining Disability in the Future: Short films and post film conversation with thought leaders in the field.

Location: The REACH, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Justice Forum 
2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 


Day Al-Mohamed, Filmmaker, Author, and Policy Export
Mathew McCullough, Director of D.C.’s Office of Disability Rights
Isaac Zablocki, Co-Founder of ReelAbilities Film Festival

Films to be screened:

25 Min | English | US | 2022 | Documentary | Dir. Afton Quast Saler 
In this profoundly personal mixed media experience inside the ADHD mind, the filmmaker takes us on a journey as she discovers her ADHD diagnosis during the height of the pandemic. When she turns the camera on herself and her family to process what this diagnosis means, she also discovers why so many women with ADHD are undiagnosed, and the dire consequences it has on their lives. 
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwaYAwxOjrw  
57 Min | English | Australia | 2021 | Narrative | Dir. Bruce Gladwin 
Simon, Scott, and Sarah—a trio of activists with intellectual disabilities—hold a town hall meeting, desperate to save the world from the future impacts of Artificial Intelligence. What begins as a polite discussion quickly descends into bickering and chaos, and as the meeting unravels, they discover the greatest threat to their future is already in the room. A nuanced and witty criticism of ableism and societal hierarchy, the film is based on the award-winning play The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyJP8A2TY9k
Questions? Contact:

ReelAbilities Film Festival

Sarah Berry


Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20566
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