REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL 2014 HOUSTON

By age 11 he was the first disabled Canadian student to ever be mainstreamed in a public school. February 18 — Matinee Afternoon of Shorts Short matinee film begins at 4: Full Length Matinee film begins at 4: Full speakers lineup is as follows: Unresolved conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a child who has Down syndrome in the family come to the surface, while a heartwarming and special closeness develops among the siblings as they deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges.

She pioneers the use of art therapy as an effective tool. When a young girl is asked to pick a pumpkin on a school field trip, she is met with confusion and reprimand from her peers and teacher — under the guise that this admonishment is in her best interest. Little Foxes Lauren Watson is a talented aerial artist with incomplete paraplegia. Each of the films feature an interactive event to foster dialogue between the audience, the filmmaker, parents, professionals, or persons with disabilities, and to explore the subjects depicted in the film. ReelWorkplace seminars featuring films, speakers, and etiquette workshops about various topics of inclusion are attended by local companies to benefit their hiring managers, staff, and future employees. On Beat A look inside the family life of deaf parents, their hearing children and the music that unites them. Full Length Evening film begins at 7:

Sky Nine-year-old Sky feels powerless and misunderstood among his hearing classmates. This expectation of assimilation follows us into adulthood, where we make larger and more impactful choices. What happened next would change his life forever. Matinee films begin at 1: Brandon Lack is a talented artist from Austin who has Down syndrome and specializes in using vibrant colors to reelabipities landscapes and architecture.

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Well Done A young man goes to visit an art museum and is fascinated by a symbolic picture. Four years later, the same Interhamwe rebels who spearheaded this genocide pulled over the bus that Frederick was taking to visit his aunt. Caroline Casey Caroline Casey, an award-winning serial social entrepreneur, is both an adventurer and business woman based in Dublin.

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Exhibition reelabiilities, meet and greet the artists S. Professional jazz and blues musicians invite musicians with disabilities to jam with the band at White Oak Music Hall on from pm.

Each of the films feature an interactive event to foster dialogue between the audience, the filmmaker, parents, professionals, or persons with disabilities, and to explore the subjects depicted in the film.

All films are captioned and all venues are wheelchair accessible. Full Length Evening film begins at 7: Based on a true story. Fewtival program allows prison inmates to care for and train puppies as service dogs for injured veterans. Samuel Bright, Documentary, 3 min, Australia, English. ReelWorkplace ReelWorkplace seminars featuring films, speakers, and etiquette workshops about various topics of inclusion are attended by local companies to benefit their hiring managers, staff, and future employees.

Little Foxes Lauren Watson is a talented aerial artist with incomplete paraplegia. Full Length Matinee film begins at 4: This event, a partnership with 20144 UP Experience, is the official kickoff of the festival, and opens the reelabilitiea on February 15 with presentations from extraordinary thought leaders on mental and physical disabilities reekabilities topics of inclusion.

Matinee Afternoon of Shorts Short matinee film begins at 4: Reelwbilities strikes against all uouston to become a world soccer star in Ghana. The difficult trials and poignant relationships set against the richly colorful backdrop of India open new horizons and deepen our understanding of the challenges of young adults with disabilities and their families.

In days, over one million people were killed in a horrific genocide. By age 11 he was the first disabled Canadian student to ever be mainstreamed in a public school.

She pioneers the use of art therapy as an effective tool. February 18 — Full speakers lineup is as follows: Unresolved conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a child who has Down syndrome in the family come to the surface, while a heartwarming and special closeness develops among the siblings as reflabilities deal with formidable physical and emotional challenges.

ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2014

ReelWorkplace seminars featuring films, speakers, and etiquette workshops about various topics of inclusion are attended by local companies to benefit their hiring managers, staff, reelabllities future employees. Houston, TX February A preview of the ReelArt exhibit and meet-and-greet with Lack and other Celebration Company artists will take place from pm.

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When a young girl is asked to pick a pumpkin on a school field trip, she is met with confusion and reprimand from her peers and teacher — under the guise that this admonishment is in her best interest.

When they meet and Michi discovers that his father, Tom, has dwarfism, Michi and Tom are forced to confront both disability and relabilities head on. On Beat A look inside the family life of deaf parents, their hearing children and the music that unites them.

Last year, over elementary, middle and high school students participated. Kelsey Amelia Snelling, Narrative, 8 mins, USA, English Still Kicking Lucky Animaly, a year-old Ghanaian, is a multi-talented energetic young man born with leg deformity who plays soccer with an able-bodied soccer team.

She has been using the art form as a fun way to get her body moving again, after being partially paralyzed from the waist down, as a result of a car accident in Cheng Zhang and Reid Davenport, Documentary, 7 min. Her process and eventual selection is a great indication of how she will make more important decisions later in her life.

His career began when he was just old enough to make houeton on a page and his development of self-soothing art has been effective for him and an inspiration for others. As an adult, JB has been a highly successful business owner, an advisor to many members of Congress and a strong advocate for people with disabilities.