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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, March 2
@ 4 p.m.
Diversity in Art: A Film and Craft Program
"Picked." Directed by Kelsey Amelia Snelling This is an art program highlighting diversity. Participants will watch a short film titled "Picked" followed by a Dr Seuss storytime and a craft. Open to children age 4+. First Come, First Served. **Fun fact TODAY is Dr Seuss' birthday. Born March 2, 1904. We will celebrate diversity with a Dr Seuss theme! Film Description: A girl's quest for the "perfect" pumpkin sets her apart from her peers. PART OF REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FIL…
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 6 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival 2017
Kills on Wheels Thursday, March 4 6 PM Genre: Action Comedy/Drama Director: Attila Till The Hungarian comedy-thriller "Kills on Wheels" follows the 20-year old wheelchair user Zoli and his physically disabled friend Barba Papa as they team up with wheelchair-bound hit man Rupaszov to offer their assassin services to the mafia. Soon they enter a surreal world of gangsters and guns, all the while coming to terms with their respective disabilities and how best to cope…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, March 3
@ 2 p.m.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival -- At Eye Level
9th Annual JCC Manhattan's ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival At Eye Level Friday, March 3, 2017 2 PM 100 min l Germany l Dwarfism 11-year-old Michi fights everyday for respect in the children's home. Then he meets his real dad, Tom –a dwarf, even shorter than Michi. Life and coping with Tom, shame, and disability tests their evolving relationship. Directed by Joachim Dollhopf and Evi Goldbrunner. NISE: The Heart of Madness Saturday, March 4, 2017 2 PM 108 min l Brazil l…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Fri, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
SPECTRUM: A STORY OF THE MIND
"Spectrum: A Story of the Mind." Directed by Jill Jones An inventive animated and live action documentary about autism and sensory perception. Featuring Temple Grandin PART OF REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 2-8, 2017 FOR FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION, VISIT: NY.REELABILITIES.ORG
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children,
Teachers
Sat, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
My Feral Heart
"My Feral Heart." Directed by Jane Gill A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down Syndrome, into a care home, where his frustration finds release in unexpected friendships and the revelation of long-buried secrets. PART OF REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 2-8, 2017 FOR FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION, VISIT: NY.REELABILITIES.ORG
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers
Sat, March 4
@ 2 p.m.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival -- NISE: The Heart of Madness
9th Annual JCC Manhattan's ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival NISE: The Heart of Madness Saturday, March 4, 2017 2 PM 108 min l Brazil l Mental Health After leaving prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira returns to work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Refusing to employ the new and violent electroshock treatment for schizophrenics, she is ridiculed and starts the revolutionary practice of Occupational Therapy. Directed by Roberto Berliner. Carte Blanche Sund…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Sat, March 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Reelabilities 2017 Film Festival - How Sweet The Sound: The Blind Boys of Alabama
HOW SWEET THE SOUND: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA Dir. Leslie McCleave 89 min, USA, Documentary Legendary gospel quartet The Blind Boys of Alabama has an amazing career—since meeting at a state-run, segregated vocational institute for the blind in the 1930s, they have toured continuously, amassing five Grammy Awards and universal acclaim. They soared through the golden era of gospel in the 1950s, experienced difficult times when rock ’n’ roll took over, and resurged with the Broadway hit Gospe…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sun, March 5
@ 2 p.m.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival -- Carte Blanche
9th Annual JCC Manhattan's ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival Carte Blanche Sunday, March 5, 2017 2 PM 106 min l Poland l Blindness Kasper, a high school history teacher, tries to hide his fading sight to save his job and dignity. Inspired by a true story. Directed by Jacek Lusinski. ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival presents award-winning films throughout NY, by/about people with different abilities. Initiated in 2007 by JCC Manhattan, ReelAbilities is the larg…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Mon, March 6
@ 4:30 p.m.
Kills on Wheels
"Kills on Wheels." Directed by Attila Till In this wildly original dark comedy, two teenage boys living in a facility for children with disabilities befriend a gruff hitman who enlists them to be his accomplice wheelchair assassins. Hungary’s Oscar submission for Best Foreign Film. PART OF REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 2-8, 2017 FOR FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION, VISIT: NY.REELABILITIES.ORG
67th Street LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities
Mon, March 6
@ 6 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival 2017
Kills on Wheels Thursday, March 4 6 PM Genre: Action Comedy/Drama Director: Attila Till The Hungarian comedy-thriller "Kills on Wheels" follows the 20-year old wheelchair user Zoli and his physically disabled friend Barba Papa as they team up with wheelchair-bound hit man Rupaszov to offer their assassin services to the mafia. Soon they enter a surreal world of gangsters and guns, all the while coming to terms with their respective disabilities and how best to cope…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 6 p.m.
ReelAbilities Film Festival 2017
Kills on Wheels Thursday, March 4 6 PM Genre: Action Comedy/Drama Director: Attila Till The Hungarian comedy-thriller "Kills on Wheels" follows the 20-year old wheelchair user Zoli and his physically disabled friend Barba Papa as they team up with wheelchair-bound hit man Rupaszov to offer their assassin services to the mafia. Soon they enter a surreal world of gangsters and guns, all the while coming to terms with their respective disabilities and how best to cope…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults

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