Family Day at ReelAbilities Film Festival

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We’re pleased to announce that we will be co-presenting at the 2nd annual ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival.

Free Family Film and Arts Day at Holland Bloorview
10:00-4:00pm a day of free screenings and programming

CHILDREN OF GOD
DIR. AHMED YASSIN | 10 MIN | IRAQ | NARRATIVE | CANADIAN PREMIERE
A young amputee bets his prized possessions, hoping to grab the attentions of the girl he loves.
ACCESS FEATURES: Subtitles

 

4 QUARTERS OF SILENCE
DIR. CODY BROADWAY | 17 MIN | USA | DOCUMENTARY | CANADIAN PREMIERE
For every snap, hit, pass, and run, one team tackles a unique challenge. Located in Austin, the Texas School for the Deaf is the only school out of 1,483 high school football teams that serves the Deaf. In this uplifting short, Deafness is not a weakness, but a strength.
ACCESS FEATURES: Open Captioning

MY LIFE IN THE CITY
DIR. ADAM GOLDHAMMER | 12 MIN | CANADA | DOCUMENTARY SHORT | WORLD PREMIERE
People with disabilities are often left out of conversations about city building. This film shares stories and ideas of adults with intellectual disabilities on urban spaces, development, and a vision for the city of Toronto.
ACCESS FEATURES: Open Captioning

 

PRINCESS JACK
DIR. LESLEY JOHNSON | 8 MIN | CANADA | DOCUMENTARY SHORT
A short documentary about a boy with high-functioning autism, whose life is filled with make-believe. The film follows Jack as he introduces us to his particular tastes in wardrobe, carefully applies costume makeup, and patiently works his way through sewing classes in the hopes of making his own princess ball-gown.
ACCESS FEATURES: Open Captioning

 

THE REBOUND
DIR. SHAINA ALLEN | 65 MIN | USA | DOCUMENTARY | CANADIAN PREMIERE
Experience the spirit of a sport in this true story of the Miami Heat Wheels quest for glory, and the journeys of three para-athletes in search of new dreams. Audience Award for Best Documentary, Brooklyn Film Festival

 

Panel Discussion on Accessible Arts
ACCESS FEATURES: Audio Description, ASL Interpretation for panel discussion

 

Family Day Facilitated Workshops:
Design Exchange – Urban Environment
Toronto Animated Image Society – Accessible Filmmaking: Stop Motion Animation
Arts Xpress – All day crafts

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