Founded in 2007 by the Marlene Mayerson JCC Manhattan, “ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York” is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. The week-long festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances, presented annually in dozens of venues across the New York metropolitan area. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs bring together the community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of human experience. Screenings will take place in different locations all over the city, from MoMa to Bellevue Hospital. Learn more about the variety of venues, and the festival schedule here.
Updated: March 1, 2018