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8 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK - BOTTOM DOLLARS
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK BOTTOM DOLLARS FRIDAY MAR 9, 2018 | 14:00 DIRECTED BY JORDAN MELOGRANA 55 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2016 | DOC | BUSINESS, EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, SOCIAL ISSUES FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act created the revolutionary workers’ rights protection: the minimum wage. Yet as the film uncovers, Section 14(c) still provides a terrible and abusive exemption that allows employers to pay “special minimum wage…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Fri, March 9
@ 3 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Reel Shorts
Have No Fear HAVE NO FEAR DIRECTED BY MARCO CALVISE 20 MIN | ITALIAN | ITALY | 2016 | NARRATIVE | FAMILY, SOCIAL ISSUES SHORT | CAPTIONING NY PREMIERE A day in the life of an elderly Alzheimer’s patient, experiencing nearly everything for the first time, including his own descent into dementia. Lethe LETHE DIRECTED BY ERIC ROMERO 20 MIN | ENGLISH | UK | 2017 | NARRATIVE | FAMILY, MYSTERY, SCIENCE SHORT | CAPTIONING Waking after a mysterious car acci…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, March 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Reelabilities Film Festival: Ballad from Tibet
Ballad from Tibet Dir: Zhang Wei 100 mins – Narrative – Chinese, Tibetan – China Based on a true story, four young students from a school for the blind embark on an odyssey from their remote village in Tibet to the giant city Shenzhen in order to sing on a TV talent competition. ReelAbilities is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. Award-winning films are presented in various locations thro…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, March 10
@ 3 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Deej
Deej DEEJ DIRECTED BY ROBERT ROOY 72 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2017 | DOC | EDUCATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY, TEENS FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION NYC PREMIERE DJ Savarese (“Deej”) finds comfort in words, as expressed by his poetry belying his high school senior standing. Yet he only “speaks” through a text-to-voice synthesizer. Adopted by a loving and supportive family, Deej navigates the college admissions process as a young adult on the autistic spectrum, while confrontin…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities
Mon, March 12
@ 2 p.m.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK - BALLAD FROM TIBET
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK BALLAD FROM TIBET MONDAY MAR 12, 2018 | 14:00 DIRECTED BY ZHANG WEI 86 MIN | CHINESE, TIBETAN | CHINA | 2017 | NARRATIVE | ART, EDUCATIONAL, KIDS/FAMILY, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE ARTS, POETRY, TEENS FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION Based on a true story: Four young students from a school for the blind embark on an odyssey from their remote village in Tibet to the giant city of Shenzhen in order to sing on a TV talent competition. REEL…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, March 12
@ 3 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Mad to Be Normal
Mad To Be Normal MAD TO BE NORMAL DIRECTED BY ROBERT MULLAN 105 MIN | ENGLISH | UK | 2017 | NARRATIVE | SCIENCE, SOCIAL ISSUES, TECHNOLOGY FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION David Tennant stars as R.D. Laing, the controversial psychiatrist who most famously treated patients diagnosed as “mentally disturbed” with LSD. His radical methods outraged the 1960s and ‘70s London medical community, but they also led to a dramatic adjustment in attitudes toward mental illness…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities
Tue, March 13
@ 5 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Bottom Dollars
Bottom Dollars BOTTOM DOLLARS DIRECTED BY JORDAN MELOGRANA 55 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2016 | DOC | BUSINESS, EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, SOCIAL ISSUES FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION NYC PREMIERE The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act created the revolutionary workers’ rights protection: the minimum wage. Yet as the film uncovers, Section 14(c) still provides a terrible and abusive exemption that allows employers to pay "special minimum wages”—w…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities
Wed, March 14
@ 3 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Mind Over Matter (preceded by: Best Friend)
Best Friend BEST FRIEND DIRECTED BY CORY REEDER 7 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2017 | NARRATIVE | ANIMALS, EDUCATIONAL, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, KIDS/FAMILY SHORT | CAPTIONING NY PREMIERE After moving across the country, a little girl finds more than a best friend when her parents let her adopt a dog. Mind Over Matter MIND OVER MATTER DIRECTED BY SÉBASTIEN PAQUET 87 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2017 | DOC | ART, BUSINESS, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE ARTS FEATURE | CAPTIONING |…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities