a Superfest Disability Film Festival Showcase and Conversation with Guest Speaker Gaelynn Lea

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2019
4:00 to 5:30 pm

SAN FRANCISCO
PUBLIC LIBRARY

100 LARKIN ST.
LOWER LEVEL, LATINO/HISPANIC COMMUNITY ROOM

**THIS IS A FREE EVENT WITH RSVP THANKS TO ACCESS SERVICES OF THE SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY**

 

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Please make all access requests, including ASL interpreting/live captioning by April 9, 2019.

 

FILM LINEUP

Shot of Gaelynn Lea Performing with a violin on stage in front of a microphone

GAELYNN LEA- THE SONGS WE SING

Directed by Mark Brown
United States, 2017, Documentary Short

Minnesota violinist and disability rights advocate Gaelynn Lea travels the upper Midwest on tour, experiencing the ups and downs of the road while hustling hard to make it as a performer and artist.


 

Maureen Beck, one armed rock climber smiles for camera as she is climbing up a cliff

STUMPED

Directed by Taylor Keating & Cedar Wright
United States, 2017, Documentary Short

Climber Maureen Beck is not here to be your inspiration. She was born missing her lower left arm, but that hasn’t stopped her from going hard. “I don’t want to just be a good one-armed climber,” says Maureen, “I want to be a good climber.”



Who am I to Stop it-still image of woman looking at a document

WHO AM I TO STOP IT

Directed by Cherly Green & Cynthia Lopez
United States, 2017, Documentary Short

This semi-observational documentary explores isolation, art, and transformation after brain injury. Through cinéma vérité, the film follows Dani Sanderson, a poet and beat boxer, as she navigates autonomy, relationships, and questions of family, queer sexuality, and faith.