Houston ReelAbilities partners with the Children’s Museum of Houston to bring ReelChildren, a series of family-friendly screenings, to the museum throughout the ten-day Festival. For more details, visit http://www.reelabilitieshouston.org/reelchildren.php
Rolling theater screenings will take place throughout ReelAbilities Houston between February 12-21. Screenings will include “Best Friends,” “Bumblebees,” “Jazz Hands,” and “Partially Compensated.” On Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 pm, the Children’s Museum of Houston offer free admission for families to visit the museum and experience everything it has to offer. On February 14 and February 21, the museum will screen free showings of “Anything You Can Do”, “Best Friends”, “Macropolis”, and “Hear This!”.
Sensory Friendly Day is an exclusive day at the museum for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences. See http://www.cmhouston.org/sensory-friendly for more information. Screenings will include “Best Friends” and “Macropolis”.
ReelAbilities: Houston Film & Arts Festival is a FREE city-wide film and arts festival dedicated to presenting films, art exhibitions, performances, and speakers that celebrate the lives, stories, and talents of people with disabilities and enrich Houston’s culture, diversity, and inclusion efforts.
Increase awareness about people with disabilities
Change perceptions and remove stigma surrounding people with disabilities
Eliminate barriers to accessibility in all aspects of life: arts and culture, education, and employment
Collaborate across arts disciplines, organizations, and communities
Provide arts and inclusion education that will inspire the next generation of artists, audiences, future leaders, and employers
ReelAbilities Houston Host City Organizer, the JFS Alexander Institute for Inclusion, in collaboration with the Houston Mayors Office for People with Disabilities, features a robust and exciting array of films, musicians, special events, and extraordinary speakers from around the world.