Presented with Reel Abilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival, March 2–8, a showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities. www.reelabilities.org.
2:30–4:30PM @ BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER, SAUL FARBER AUDITORIUM, 462 FIRST AVENUE AT 27TH STREET
NISE: The Heart of Madness (108 min, 2016, Dir: Roberto Berliner)
A narrative film set in the 1950s about a psychiatrist in Brazil who convinces modern art museums to open their doors to unknown artists suffering from schizophrenia to resounding critical acclaim
6–8 PM @ NYU JOURNALISM, 20 COOPER SQUARE, 7TH FLOOR COMMONS
SWIM TEAM (100 min, 2016, Dir: Lara Stolman)
A documentary about the struggles and triumphs of 3 young athletes with autism. Post-screening discussion with the documentary’s protagonists.
CO-SPONSORS: NYU’S COUNCIL FOR THE STUDY OF DISABILITY, CHILD STUDY CENTER, AND JOURNALISM