|ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2013 at the Houston Public Library|
WHAT: The community is invited to join the Houston Public Library and the Jewish Family Service for two screenings to celebrate ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2013. Jewish Family Service and its Alexander Institute for Inclusion are hosting this city-wide film and arts festival dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of individuals with various disabilities. With TIRR Memorial Hermann as its Lead Sponsor, ReelAbilities’ goal is to foster a community that includes all individuals by eliminating the stigma associated with disabilities. This event is free and open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, February 7 & Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | 6 PM
WHERE: Central Library | Program Place | 500 McKinney St., 77002 | 832-393-1522
ABOUT: ReelAblities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2013
The Jewish Family Service Disability Services Alexander Institute for Inclusion works to foster a community that includes all individuals by striving to eliminate the stigma associated with disabilities. Jewish Family Service is proud to have been selected as the host city organizer of ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2013.
ReelAbilities is the largest film festival in the nation committed to promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities. The festival will present award winning films by and about people with disabilities in multiple locations throughout the city. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs will bring together our community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience. The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR Memorial Hermann) will serve as the lead sponsor of this new cultural event in Houston’s arts and human services arena.
For more details visit http://www.disabilitiesfilmfestival.org/
About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials, and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.
For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.