This event is free and open to the public. Seating and entry are first-come, first-served; the line will form at the Atrium’s entrance on Broadway, between 62nd and 63rd Street.
Open caption for the film/s, with ASL interpretation and live captioning during panel and demonstration. Haptics suits available for small group of audience members.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-875-5375 with any questions about the event.
International Premiere of Imagined Touch presented in partnership with ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York.
Dir. Jodee Mundy OAM, Sofya Gollan
(Documentary, British Sign Language/English, Australia, 2021, 33 min)
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.
Screening followed by a talk-back with the filmmakers and a discussion about composing through touch, joined by Up Until Now Collective and Music: Not Impossible, who will share video and demonstrate haptics.
ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with disabilities. The weeklong festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances, presented annually across the New York metropolitan area.
For full festival information, visit: ReelAbilities.org/newyork