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2018 Disability Film Festival (NYC)

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The Disability Film Festival, held on Tuesday, March 20, is a highly anticipated event that celebrates individuals with disabilities through film. There will be a panel of experts, reps from several organizations, and more!

The annual Celebration of People with Disabilities in Films, hosted by Professor of Information Technology Jim Lawler, DPS, has brought together numerous community organizations, including distinguished panelists in the field of disability studies. This is an extremely popular event, and a very important one! Be there to celebrate the strides in diversity that are being made in film:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
4:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Bianco Room
NYC Campus

Films included at this event will feature selections from leading disability film festivals across the nation, highlighting people with developmental and intellectual disabilities (IDD) and their experiences.

Professor Lawler is passionate about movements for the rights of those with disabilities, and campaigns for their experiences to become more visible in society. The Disability Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for everyone in the Pace Community to join in the movement!