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ReelAbilities Film Festival
Be part of the 3rd Annual ReelAbilities: Philadelphia Disabilities Film Festival, March 20 - 27, to explore, discuss, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience!
OPENING NIGHT AND RECEPTION
YAEL KLOPMANN / DOCUMENTARY / ISRAEL/ SUBTITLES /74 MIN / DEAFNESS
The captivating story of an Israeli national deaf soccer team set out to become one of the top eight contenders in the 2007 World Championship in Bulgaria. Through ground-breaking techniques, award- winning director Yael Klopmann follows the stars of this team through their victories and hardships.
Presenter: Neil McDevitt, Executive Director of the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
Speaker: Provost Stephen Weiner, Gallaudet University
ReelAbilities, designed to raise awareness and funds, supports JFCS’ Center for Special Needs’ ability to provide critical direct service to clients and those members of the community most in need. Don’t miss this week-long event presenting award winning films and engaging discussions. Founded in NY, ReelAbilities is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.