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ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival: "Defining Beauty: Ms. Wheelchair America", Color, 78 minutes, 2011, directed by Alexis Ostrander


February 12, 2012

Defining Beauty: Ms. Wheelchair America
(Alexis Ostrander, USA, 2011, 78 min., Narrative)

The vibrant lives of five women with disabilities on their journey to the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant, where the concept of beauty is defined through the lens.

This film screening is part of 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. 

Xian Horn, teacher of a Beauty and Self-Esteem course at NYU's Initiative for Women with Disabilities and blogger at Positively Positive, will lead a discussion q & a session after the film.