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RAFF ’17 DAY 4: Saturday Oct. 7th – Chicago Cultural Center: “Imagine”

IMAGINE (105 MIN.) Saturday, October 7th 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St)  Ian, a specialist in spatial orientation, teaches his blind students to move around without using their canes, encouraging them to risk the unknown. Tickets Available Here! Chicago Resources for the blind: Resources for the Visually Impaired – […]

RAFF ’17 DAY 4: Saturday Oct. 7th – Chicago Cultural Center: “My Feral Heart”

MY FERAL HEART (83 MIN.) Saturday, October 7th 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St) A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down Syndrome, into a care home, where his frustration finds release in unexpected friendships and the revelation of long-buried secrets. Short: I Don’t Care (14 min.) – A […]

RAFF ’17 DAY 4: Saturday Oct. 7th – Chicago Cultural Center: “Enter The Faun”

ENTER THE FAUN (67 MIN.) Saturday, October 7th 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St)  The unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy delivers astonishing proof that each and every body is capable of miraculous transformation. It challenges the boundaries of medicine and art, as […]

RAFF ’17 DAY 3: Friday Oct. 6th – Chicago Cultural Center: “Do You Dream In Color?”

DO YOU DREAM IN COLOR? (76 MIN.) Friday, October 6th 6:30-9:00 PM Chicago Cultural Center  (78 E Washington St) The poignant coming-of-age story of four teens who navigate the growing pains of high school, but, unlike most teens, face another challenge—they are blind. Through their personal stories, we learn of the experience of being blind […]

RAFF ’17 OPENING CELEBRATION WITH COMCAST – Oct. 4TH – Shorts Programming

OPENING CELEBRATION WITH COMCAST   Wednesday, October 4th 7:30-10:00 PM Comcast Studio Xfinity (901 W Weed St.)  Shorts Program starts at 8pm Birthday (16 min.) – A severely wounded Marine returns home to his wife after months of surgery and rehabilitation. Children of God (10 min.) – A young amputee bets his prized possessions on his crush winning […]

ReelAbilities Chicago presents: RAFF ’17 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL TRAILER

Film Festival mobilizes the Chicago community to take action August 31st 2017 (Chicago) – BACKBONES, a local nonprofit serving people with disabilities, is hosting the ReelAbilities Film Festival Chicago on October 3-8, 2017. The festival is dedicated to sharing the human experience of disability through art and film. ReelAbilities will screen a variety of films, […]