Disability Acceptance Month Film Shorts Screening and Discussion

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Connelly Center Cinema at Villanova University

800 E. Lancaster Ave

Villanova, PA 19085

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Join us to watch and discuss these captivating award winning shorts. Explore these social justice issues in a fun and engaging way.

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Presented by Villanova's Department of Education and Counseling with the Disability and Accessibility Action Group of H-CAN and SU4LM

Join us to watch and discuss some captivating film shorts (5 minutes each) that were part of Easter Seals Disability Film Challenge.

Disabled people are too infrequently represented in popular media. When we are, however, our perspectives are often portrayed by those who do not have the benefit of authentic lived experience. These videos illustrate the breadth of talent and art disabled people have. We need better representation in media and what better way to achieve that than by asking us directly? This video showcase gives us the opportunity to tell our own story, a story filled with beauty, humor adventure and romance.

ACCESSIBILITY: All films will be captioned. The theater is wheelchair accessible, but there are limited spaces for wheelchairs, so please indicate if you will need this or any other accommodation to enjoy the film screening when you register to attend or contact us with questions or requests at DisabilityAccessibilityAction@gmail.com or by phone or text at ‪(484) 452-3250‬

DIRECTIONS: The Connelly Center Cinema is located in the center of Villanova's main campus between the quad and the bookstore. Across from the M2 parking garage. Building #23 on thee camps map.

Attendees should park in the I-1 lot, which is located at 800 E Lancaster Avenue (corner of Lancaster and Ithan Avenues). Accessible parking is available near the Connelly Center.

For the interactive campus map visit: https://virtualvisit.villanova.edu/#UMAP_2013031257436%7Ce%3D994006c9-c2d0-4fe1-89d2-dedd015e94bd

For the printable map: https://www1.villanova.edu/content/dam/villanova/visit/GOV0601920_CMp_Onesheet_H_FNL.pdf

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Connelly Center Cinema at Villanova University

800 E. Lancaster Ave

Villanova, PA 19085

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