Maximize inclusive filmmaking with this Session on diversity through disability.
More attention than ever is being given to disability and accessibility in film. From production through presentation, authentic and responsible representation needs to be a part of the filmmaking efforts. Accessibility is also a fast-growing area creating the cultural change needed for inclusive filmmaking and film presentations. To discuss where we are in this revolution and where we need to be, join this Gotham Week Expo Session led by ReelAbilities Film Festival, exploring better inclusion for the disability community.
ABOUT THE GOTHAM WEEK EXPO
The Gotham Week Expo brings together partners from our Expanding Communities, Owning It, and Gotham EDU programs for the first time. The Expo will showcase thought leadership on the advancement of the film and media industries while amplifying partner organizations and communities.
ABOUT GOTHAM WEEK
Back IRL for the first time in three years, Gotham Week 2022 will take place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, September 17-23, and also includes virtual programming and events. Each year, Gotham Week connects groundbreaking talent in film, TV, and audio to the ecosystem of industry decision-makers, experts, and organizations that support their success. Through Project Market discoveries and acquisitions, innovative Conference programming, and the inaugural partner Expo, Gotham Week gives independent creators critical industry access, resources, and opportunities to grow their network. It provides a unique platform from which groundbreaking careers and projects have launched, celebrating the creativity, boldness, and determination The Gotham is all about.
ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the U.S. dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with disabilities. Founded in New York City in 2007, the festival presents international and award-winning films by and about people with disabilities in multiple locations throughout each hosting city. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs bring together the community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM EDT
RSVP DEADLINE: September 17, 2022 @ 2:30 PM
Learn more about accessibility at Gotham Week at https://thegotham.org/gotham-week/accessibility. If you require accessibility needs to attend the event, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event will occur in-person at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. You will receive location information and directions upon registration confirmation via email.
If you are attending with a guest, they must RSVP independently.
Attendance at this event is first-come, first-served. RSVP does not guarantee entry.
Attendees to Gotham Week Expo or Conference events must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to attending Gotham Week. Attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination upon check-in. Masks are strongly encouraged. To learn more about our COVID-19 event safety, please visit our Event Safety page.
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