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Intelligent Lives Film Showing
June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
oin the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware as they host a private screening on a new film, Intelligent Lives. This event is co-hosted by the University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies. This very powerful documentary is a must-see. Description is below. Tickets must be reserved them via the Eventbrite system. View the trailer here: https://intelligentlives.org/trailer
Date: Monday, June 24
Film start time: 7:00pm
Location: Westown Moves Middletown, DE
This film is not recommended for children.
Tickets sales will close Sunday, June 16th.
From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America.
INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.
INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.
Film length: 70 minutes