Upcoming Event ReelAbilities Film Festival

Event Details


Thursday, October 5, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm



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Join us for an evening of film and conversation. Akron Art Museum, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Reelabilities Film Festival: Cleveland & Akron will be hosting a series of short films paired with post film talk out and a presentation by speaker Jason Judy.
Light refreshments will be provided. Summit DD, Akron-Summit Public Library, and Haptic Vest will be present at the program.
6pm Doors open
6:10pm Opening remarks and film
Followed by Q&A with local community organizations
Soul (Signs): Opera (22 min)
Disabilities featured: Deafness
Film Summary: A series of three short films exploring the intersection of opera and American Sign Language, starring some of today’s most acclaimed Deaf and signing performers. Created by Up Until Now Collective.
Imagined Touch (33 min)
Disabilities featured: Deafness, Vision Loss and Blindness
Film Summary: When two deafblind women ask a theater director to help them make a show about being deaf and blind, never in their wildest dreams did they imagine it would become an award-winning show.
Accommodations: If accommodations are required to participate in the evening, please contact RFF: Cleveland & Akron at:
Email: cle.reelabilities@gmail.com
Text/Voice: 330.990.3046