Virtual Sprout Film Festival
Looking for a COVID-19 distraction? Please enjoy this free full-screen playlist of 10 popular short films, featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, from the Sproutflix catalogue.
Disability-Rights Movement Takes Spotlight at Sundance
NYTimes picked up Associated Press coverage and kept headline DISABILITY-RIGHTS MOVEMENT TAKE SPOTLIGHT AT SUNDANCE. This is a game changer!! Congrats Jim LeBrecht, Sara Bolder Nicole Newnham Malarkey, The Heumann Perspective with Judith Heumann, Denise Sherer Jacobson, Neil Jacobson, Corbett OToole, Ann Cupolo Freeman and the whole team at Higher Ground Productions. Lead On!
Sundance spotlight/tidal wave of advocacy includes authentic Deaf/disability leaders/storytellers - Lawrence Carter-Long, David Radcliff Nic Novicki, Jade Bryan, Danny Woodburn - thanks to The Ruderman Family Foundation for partnering with Sundance to insure accessibility.
As the nation ramps up to ADA30, CRIP CAMP is a cinematic milestone in the history of disability in media - the Disability Narrative Imperative at its very best -- check it out: