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ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival: Reelabilities Film Festival presents Aphasia


February 11, 2012

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Jim Gloster / USA / English / 40 min / 
Aphasia tells the true story of actor Carl McIntyre about the effects of a massive stroke he suffered at the age of 44 - he lost his ability to read, write and speak. Starring as himself, McIntyre portrays his life story with an incredibly nuanced performance. Through humor and pathos Aphasia speaks to anyone who has struggled to meet life’s challenges.
This event is part of the 4th Reelabilities Film Festival


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