VIRTUAL SCREENING AND FILMMAKER Q+A: ART SHORTS
October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
FILMS AVAILABLE TO STREAM (FREE) OCTOBER 9-16.
Don’t Foil My Plans: Justin, an artist with autism in his mid-twenties, wants to pursue an independent life. But what appears simple on paper is not so easily realized. While learning social norms and professional etiquette, Justin learns to navigate an unpredictable future.
Moment to Moment: Carl and Susan, husband and wife, scientist and artist, navigate the challenges of Carl’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Revel in Your Body: Experience the joy of flight with Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson.
Accommodations: The film features Open Captions. Audio Description is available upon request by emailing Cle.ReelAbilities@gmail.com.
FREE Art Talk on OCTOBER 15, 7:30PM EDT
Therapists from the Art Therapy Studio will discuss their work with Veterans with dementia and Alzheimer’s and the importance of art for their care. The conversation will have a brief introduction to Art Therapy and the therapeutic benefits of art.
Attendees will be given an event link and code to register for a free art therapy session 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The art therapy session on the 22nd will be limited to 10 people.
FREE FILMMAKER Q+A OCTOBER 15, 8:00PM EDT
The free filmmaker Q+A features:
- Mike Attie – Director, Moment to Moment
- Laurel Lawson – Choreographer/Dancer, Revel in Your Body
- Ben Stamper – Director, Don’t Foil My Plans
- Justin Canha – Artist, Don’t Foil My Plans
- Maria Teresa – Justin’s Mom, Don’t Foil My Plans
- Nicole Turon-Diaz – Coach, Don’t Foil My Plans
Accommodations: ASL interpreting and CART will be provided for the filmmaker Q+A.