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Opening Night & Shorts

Wednesday, September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

901 Weed Street, Chicago, IL     + Google Map

Eventbrite - ReelAbilities Chicago Opening Night (Shorts Program)


OPENING CELEBRATION: Join us at Comcast’s newest retail space, Studio Xfinity. Surround yourself with an interactive experience, food, drinks and fantastic short films!

FEATURED SHORT – ON BEAUTY: Photographer Rick Guidotti left the fashion world along with its restrictive parameters of the industry’s standard of beauty and re-focused his lens on those too often relegated to the shadows. (Runtime: 32m)

*Special guests Mike McGowan (Executive Director, National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation) and Kelly Collins (Director of Individual Fundraising, Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society) will be in attendance!

SHORT – SOUND SHADOWS: Enter a world where sound gives shape to space. (Runtime: 7m)

SHORT – MIDFIELD: A gorgeously realized profile of an ordinary workday in the life of a stevedore, who executes his job with surprising grace and simplicity—but when Sunday comes, an altogether different man emerges. Language: Portuguese. (Runtime: 7m)

SHORT – KEEP THE CHANGE: A coming-of-age love story about a wealthy young man with social disorders who meets a woman at a group for people with intellectual disabilities. (Runtime: 16m)

On Beauty Trailer:


Studio Xfinity Comcast
901 Weed Street, Chicago, IL
+ Google Map