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September 2015

University of Notre Dame – Special Screenings

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 4:30 am - 9:30 pm
Carey Auditorium, 107 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IL 46556 United States
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Join us for two special screenings at University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. Wretches & Jabberers will screen at 4:30pm. A Whole Lott More will screen at 7:30pm. Come to one or both!

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Little World

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60618
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Albert loves life, and he won't let anything get in his way, least of all his wheelchair. He's traveled to dozens of countries, and this time, his destination is as far away as possible from his home in Barcelona: a lighthouse in New Zealand. (Runtime: 1h 24m)

Preceded by the short film, The Commute. Share your travel stories during a meet-and-greet following the screening!

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FIXED – The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago, 175 W. Washington St.
Chicago , IL 60602
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Told through the perspectives of five individuals with disabilities, FIXED enlightens and challenges the regular human body, and what it means to fundamentally be a human in the 21st century. (Runtime: 61m)

Also includes free admission to the TECHABILITY exhibit, which looks at the history of mobility, the present day technological advances, and the future of universal design and accessibility.

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Six Points About Emma

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Film Row Cinema, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
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Emma is a magnetic, attractive blind woman determined to have a baby. In her search for a man, she finds herself falling into a trap of her own devising and discovers that blindness comes in many forms. (Runtime: 1h 26m)

Preceded by the short film, Guest Room. Stay for a special guest speaker following the screening!

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Scarlet Road

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Film Row Cinema, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
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Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression, Australian sex worker Rachel Wotton specializes in a long overlooked clientele— people with disabilities. (Runtime: 1h 11m)

A panel discussion will follow the screening. This is the first of two consecutive films on Sexuality and Disability, so consider a double feature!

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Come As You Are

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Film Row Cinema, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
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A quirky road movie about three young men with disabilities on a quest to lose their virginity. (Runtime: 1h 50m)

This is the second of two consecutive films on Sexuality and Disability, so come early for a double feature!

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Lost and Sound

Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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What would happen to the music you love, if your hearing was lost? Made by a partially deaf filmmaker after the future of her own hearing was called into doubt, Lost and Sound journeys deep into sound and silence to rediscover music after deafness. (Runtime: 1h 16m)

Preceded by the short film, Sounds for Mazin. Stay for a live performance following the screening!

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Getting Up & Closing Reception

Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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After being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease and rendered almost completely paralyzed, graffiti artist TemptOne regains his creative voice through technology that reads the movement of his eyes and enables him to create art once again. (Runtime: 1hr 14m)

Preceded by the short film, Flying Ann. Stay for a meet-and-greet with local artists from the disability community following the screening!

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April 2017

Planning Meeting

Wednesday, April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Adler University, 17 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL United States
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Join our Planning Committee! We need your help! Location: Adler University (17 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL) — Floor 15; room 15-122 Time: 6pm (please try and arrive before 6pm because Adler security guard leaves at 6pm) Join remotely via Google Hangout here: https://hangouts.google.com/call/dgyjzqmodnfhlfde4ocomyqnuye

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May 2017

Planning Meeting

Wednesday, May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Adler University, 17 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL United States
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Join our Planning Committee! We need your help! Location: Adler University (17 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL) — Floor 15; room 15-122 Time: 6pm (please try and arrive before 6pm because Adler security guard leaves at 6pm) Join remotely via Google Hangout here: https://hangouts.google.com/call/dgyjzqmodnfhlfde4ocomyqnuye

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