Disabilities

Doc Shorts: Animated Lives

Friday, November 2 at 5:00pm
A collection that demonstrates animation isn't just for fiction.

Doc Shorts: Coping with Hardship

Friday, November 9 at 5:00pm
Despite the challenges of disability or illness, the subjects of these films carry on and thrive.

Intelligent Lives

Friday, November 2 at 7:30pm

“Intelligent Lives” corrects the misconceptions that many hold about people with intellectual disabilities — a population that is perhaps the most systematically segregated in America. Intellectual disability often means a life sentence of isolation, but the three... Read more

My Name Is Batlir, Not Butler

Saturday, November 3 at 2:40pm
Sunday, November 4 at 7:25pm

The unusually named Batlir — emphatically not Butler — has an even more prominent distinguishing characteristic: a vastly oversized head. Bullied and made a figure of fun because of his immense noggin, Batlir has spent most of his life alone in his room. In one of... Read more

The Push

Sunday, November 11 at 3:00pm

Just five months after marrying the love of his life, Grant Korgan burst-fractured his L1 vertebrae while filming a snowmobiling segment in the Sierra Nevada backcountry. In an instant, this Lake Tahoe native, nanoscientist, and extreme athlete had added spinal-... Read more