ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival: "The Straight Line (La ligne droite)", Color, 98 minutes, 2011, directed by Régis Wargnier. In French with English subtitles.
The Straight Line (La ligne droite)
(Régis Wargnier, France, 2011, 98min., Narrative)
The story of Yannick, a blind runner, and Leila, a recently released convict. Their relationship develops on and off the racetrack but the couple’s love is met by adversity and family relations create obstacles.
This film screening is being held to tie in with the 2012 ReelAbilities NY Disabilities Film Festival, being held February 9-14, 2012 in dozens of venues throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester.
Kathleen (Kat) Bateman, director of the New York City Chapter of Achilles International and director of Achilles' Paratriathlon Team, will be present to lead a discussion/q&a session afterwards.