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ReelAbilities Festival Pass
ReelAbilities Film Festival
Fairfax, VA
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ReelAbilities Festival Pass
The Festival pass is your ticket to the festival. The festival pass includes entry to the following events:

Opening Night | Sept. 18, 7:30PM
Angelika Film Center Mosaic

'Margarita, With A Straw'
Shonali Bose | India/USA | 2014 | 97 Min | Narrative
A beautiful, bold, and brave coming-of-age tale. Laila, a young woman with cerebral palsy leaves for New York, where she encounters a new world of endless possibilities.

Followed by discussion and reception with the filmmakers. Treats by True Foods Kitchen

DAY 4: Spotlight on the Arts | Sept. 21, 7:30PM
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Richard Kane | 2014 | Usa | 63 Min | Documentary
This beautifully composed documentary hand traces the life and artwork of charismatic painter, Jon Imber. Despite his amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), adversity makes him more determined leading him to create over 200 portraits in a three-month period.

DAY 5: Honoring Our Warriors | Sept. 22, 7:30PM
Angelika Film Center Mosaic

Chris King | 2015 | USA | 16 Min | Narrative
A poignant, dignified short story about a severely wounded Marine and his supportive wife.

Tim O'Donnell | 2015 | USA | 22 MIN | NARRATIVE/SHORT
A GI Film Festival Selection. Noah Cass, a former Marine dealt with challenges common to veterans transitioning into civilian life. Noah turned to long distance running to help cope with a haunting past.

Presented in partnership with the GI Film Festival and The JCCNVs Project Welcome Home.

DAY 6: Date Night | Sept. 23, 8PM
Angelika Film Center Mosaic

Denis Dercourt | 2015 | France | 90 Min | Narrative
Inspiring, romantic, thrilling. Marc, an equestrian stuntman, loses all hope of getting back on a horse after an accident leaves him paralyzed. Florence is tasked by her employer, an insurance company, to handle his case. Their brief yet passionate encounter will impact them in more ways they can ever imagine.


Closing Night | Sept. 24, 7:30PM
Angelika Film Center Mosaic

Dir. Nils Tavernier | 2013 | France | 95 Min | Narrative
17 year old Julien is hungry for adventure. Despite the limitations of his cerebral palsy Julien challenges his estranged father to participate with him in the Ironman race in Nice, France. A moving portrait of the love between a father and his son.

Discussion and closing reception with athletes Jamie Watts and Doug Powell


ReelAbilities Film Festival (View)
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Fairfax, VA 22031
United States

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Film > Movies

Minimum Age: 15
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
On BPT Since: Jul 03, 2012
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

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