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ReelAbilities Toronto presents: Family Film & Art Day at Holland-Bloorview
Sat, 13 May 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
ReelAbillities is delighted to offer a day of FREE screenings, workshops and festival activites with the help of Holland-Bloorview Kids' Rehabilitiation Hospital.
Please join us from 10am - 4pm at Holland-Bloorview for 5 different screenings, as well as workshops facilitated by the Design Exchange, Toronto Animated Image Society and Arts Xpress! A panel discussion surrounding Accessible Arts will also occur!
Screening and Workshop information Below:
- ArtsXpress: Arts & Crafts led by the creative team of Holland-Bloorview
- Urban Architecture by the Design Exhange: collaborate & examine what it means to build a city and make it function as a whole. Participants will build a small city scale model
- Stop Motion with Toronto Animated Image Society: experience what happens behind-the-scenes of Stop Motion films!
CHILDREN OF GOD DIR. AHMED YASSIN | 10 MIN | IRAQ | NARRATIVE | CANADIAN PREMIERE
A young amputee bets his prized possessions, hoping to grab the attention of the girl he loves.
4 QUARTERS OF SILENCE DIR. CODY BROADWAY | 17 MIN | USA | DOCUMENTARY | CANADIAN PREMIERE
For every snap, hit, pass and run, one team tackles a unique challenge. Located in Austin, the Texas School for the Deaf is the only school out of 1,483 high school football teams that serves the Deaf.
MY LIFE IN THE CITY DIR. ADAM GOLDHAMMER | 12 MIN | CANADA | DOCUMENTARY SHORT |
People with disabilities are often left out of conversations about city building. This film shares stories and ideas from adults with intellectual disabilities on urban spaces, development and a vision for the city of Toronto.
PRINCESS JACK DIR. LESLEY JOHNSON | 8 MIN | CANADA | DOCUMENTARY SHORT
This short documentary follows Jack, a boy with high-functioning autism, as he introduces us to his particular tastes in wardrobe, carefully applies costume makeup, and patiently works his way through sewing classes in hope of making his own princess ball-gown.
THE REBOUND DIR. SHAINA ALLEN | 65 MIN | USA | DOCUMENTARY | CANADIAN PREMIERE
Experience the spirit of sport in this true story of the Miami Heat Wheels quest for glory, and the journeys of three para-athletes in search of new dreams. The film won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
These films all have a rating of PG from the Ontario Film Authority (2017).
This event is free! Please register in advance!