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If cinema is your thing and you want to delve into the topic of disability and inclusion, you cannot miss ReelAbilities México 2023. Here we tell you the details.
Cinema is one of the expressions that easily open our eyes to see perspectives and situations that we think are foreign to us. Of course it comes in there too. the issue of disability, and fortunately there are already spaces like ReelAbilities México that, through the seventh art, show us the position of many people with functional diversity..
Since its birth in 2007, this festival has become the largest in the United States dedicated to promote awareness and recognition of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different types of disabilities. Of course, this idea did not take long to reach other parts of the world, including our country, since a mexa edition has been held since 2017.
ReelAbilities México will return in 2023 to talk about disability through cinema
Of course, in 2023 ReelAbilities México could not be missing, as it will return to present several films, short films and documentaries with which they seek to disseminate the importance of dignified inclusion for people with disabilities within Mexican society. Although besides that, There will also be talks and events to discuss the topic.but we go in parts.
For a start, This year the festival will take place from December 1 to 3 in two locations in CDMX: he Truper Educational Center (located in the Museum of Memory and Tolerance) and the Lido Cinema (found in the Rosario Castellanos Bookstore of the Economic Culture Fund). And of course in this edition they bring a lot of interesting tapes and activities.
The films and events within the festival
Within the ReelAbilities México 2023 programming there are films such as 30 days to win (which is about a Mexican alpine ski team), Being Michelle (which is about a woman with autism, Other people’s hands (showing a young woman with cerebral palsy who decides to hire a sex worker for his ‘first time’) and To Zero.5where director Gonzalo Suárez Garayo tells us how his perspective changed when he learned to live with his disability.
As if this were not enough, within the festival You will also be able to check out a discussion about the play Cost of living, which features the participation of actors Elena del Río and Humberto Busto; as well as the presentation and reading of the children’s story book Hairless kitten’s playful pianoby Gabriel Sierra Fincke; and even a piano and harp concert with the children of the group Amadeus Arte Fundido.
And do you know what the best thing about ReelAbilities Mexico is? That entry will be completely free. So if you want to spend a weekend at an event where you can understand and learn more about disability and inclusion, you definitely cannot miss this great event, because it will surely be an enriching experience.
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