ReelAbilities Animation Celebration

  • Wawel DragonWawel Dragon
  • Wawel Dragon Director, Cameron CarrWawel Dragon Director, Cameron Carr
  • Free Bird stillFree Bird still

Showings

The Nightlight Thu, Sep 15 6:30 PM

Description

ReelAbilities Film Festival joins forces with Akron's independent film theater, The Nightlight, for a FREE event to celebrate the storytelling power of animation.
Doors Open: 6:15 PM
Open Remarks: 6:35 PM
Film Begins: 6:40 PM
Post Film Discussion: Around 7:45 PM
Event Ends: 8:30-9:00PM
*This event has a max capacity of 40 registered participants*
 
FILMS
- Lockdown Tale
- Freebird
- Davey's Lullaby
- Wawel Dragon
- A Critter Fable
 
Post Film Discussion: After the screening, local filmmaker Cory Sheldon joins us to share more on the animator's craft.
 
Tickets: RSVP required.
 
Accessibility: ASL will be available and open captioning.
 
For questions regarding accessibility, don't hesitate to contact cle.reelabilities@gmail.com 2 weeks before the event. Accommodations requested within less than two weeks cannot be guaranteed, but we will try our hardest!
 
Parking: Drop-off is available at the Nightlight's entrance. Please arrive early to secure parking on the street or within the High Street parking deck a short distance away. A fee may be charged per arrival time.
 
ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the US dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Initiated in NY in 2007, the festival presents award-winning films by and about people with disabilities in multiple locations throughout each hosting city. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs bring together the community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.