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Film and Music Spectacular

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Celebrate the empowering films that feature people with disabilities at Pace’s seventh annual Film and Music Spectacular on Thursday, April 4! Experience these incredible stories and uplift their important message with us.

Now in its seventh year, the Film and Music Spectacular (formerly known as the Celebration of People with Disabilities in Films) is a well-known festival featuring short films that respect the autonomy of people with disabilities. Led by Professor James Lawler, DPS, this movie marathon has empowered and uplifted the stories so rarely heard in Hollywood and beyond. Join the Pace Community on this very special evening to help change that:

Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Bianco Room
NYC Campus

Professor Lawler will be joined by Dean of Seidenberg Jonathan Hill, DPS, who will present at the event, as well as Dean for Students Marijo Russell-O’Grady, PhD, who will act as a moderator. Guest panelists and experts in the field of disability advocacy and empowerment include:

  • >> Victor Calise, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
  • >> Marco R. Damiani, Chief Executive Officer, AHRC New York City and Community Partner Since 2007
  • >> Allan B. Goldstein, Senior Lecturer, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University, Sibling
  • >> Tabitha Haly, Vice President, JP Morgan Chase, Self-Advocate
  • >> Maria Hodermarska, Parent and Teacher, New York University

For more information, email Professor James P. Lawler, DPS, or call at (212) 346-1013.