ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival

Now in its third year, the ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival is presented in conjunction with the City of Houston and the Mayor’s Office for People With Disabilities. There’s a lineup of award-winning films, art exhibits and speaking events that promote acceptance and understanding of those who are differently-abled.

Kicking off the festival is the screening of Dolphin Tale 2 (1 p.m. February 8). Directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman, this family-friendly film follows the team that saved and rescued Winter, an injured dolphin, by building a prosthetic tail. Sure to appeal to animal lovers, this event takes place at The Children’s Museum, where there will also be a special presentation by The Seeing Eye, Inc. with guide dogs.

It’s All About Friends (5:30 p.m. February 8), a Swedish film directed by Lena Koppel, follows the life of a depressed New York City photographer. Marcel Barrena’s documentary Little World follows the wheelchair-bound Albert, who sets out on an adventure despite having only 20 euros in his pocket.

Times and locations vary. For information, visit Prices vary. Attendance requires registration.
Feb. 8-13, 2015

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