SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
CLOSED AUDIO DESCRIPTION
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018
3:00 to 5:30 pm
100 LARKIN ST.
LOWER LEVEL, LATINA/O COMMUNITY ROOM
films will be screened with closed audio description, courtesy of actiview. if you would like to access the audio description, bring a smart phone and earphones.
**FREE EVENT WITH RSVP**
Directed by Amir Jaffer
United States, 2016, Documentary Short
This reverent ode to the service dog tells the story of German immigrant Sonja Ohldag, who is diagnosed with a seizure disorder after moving to the U.S. in 1999. Unable to afford a service animal from an organization, Sonja trains her dogs herself and takes a chance on Chief, who is not your average service dog.
Directed by Cheng Zhang, Reid Davenport
United States, 2015, Documentary Short
This documentary short follows the lives of a deaf couple with hearing children and the unexpected outlet that brings their family closer together.
THE BARBER OF AUGUSTA
Directed by Michèle Hozer
Canada, 2016, Documentary Short
Liane Yasumoto’s Jury’s Choice Award
Toronto native Matthew Genser goes to great lengths to find his unexpected superpower: cutting hair. Like all superheroes, he has a dark side; but in his costume, he’s invincible. Put on your cape and get lined up!
Directed by Julia Metzger-Traber, Davide De Lillis
Germany, 2015, Documentary Short
Forty years after the Vietnam War, the toxic remnants of Agent Orange have not faded. In this dreamlike meditation on the impact of war and the resilience of humanity, "Rhizophora" follows 11 disabled Vietnamese youth on a whimsical, poignant and whirling journey through a day in their lives.