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Intelligent Lives Film Screening

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NHTI-Concord's Community College- Sweeney Hall Auditorium

31 College Drive

Concord, NH 03301

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INTELLIGENT LIVES: Opening Doors to Inclusive Pathways. Join us for a screening and discussion of the film.

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From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America. INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities—Micah, Naieer, and Naomie—who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the United States. INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.

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NHTI-Concord's Community College- Sweeney Hall Auditorium

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