INTELLIGENT LIVES - Reelabilities Film Festival


Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 2 Sun, Apr 7, 2019 12:00 PM




Sunday, April 7 at 12 PM

$11 Members | $16 Public

Followed by discussion with special guest Doriann Adams AHRC Training Supervisor

Dan Habib's brave new documentary challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S. (US, 2018, 70 min, English, NR | Dir. Dan Habib)