JCC Manhattan

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Session Schedule: Mar 06, 2017
Mon
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Age Requirements:
# of Sessions: 1
Exception Dates:
None

Dir. Lara Stolman
100 min, USA, Documentary

What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of one boy with autism take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting a diverse group of teens on the autism spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Demonstrating the power of inclusion to transcend disability, this triumphant film profiles this team, the Jersey Hammerheads. Through training and competition, star athletes Mikey, Robbie, Kelvin, and others gain self-confidence and social skills that serve them both in and out of the pool.

All screenings followed by conversation. Visit ny.reelabilities.org for full program and ticket information.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION
ReelAbilities strives to include all people. Individuals requiring accommodations to participate should contact the screening venue directly by February 16.
ASL interpretation, CART, Audio Description, and information in Braille are available upon request. All films are captioned and all venues are wheelchair accessible.
Audio Description provided by Michele Spitz, Erin deWard, and David Linton.

Cost* 
Public Price$ 13.00
Member Price$ 9.00

*Discounts are applied at checkout.

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