The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD) is proud to host the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition. This annual event shines a spotlight on films that positively and accurately represent disability. The festival continually serves as a unique and entertaining way of dispelling common misperceptions about disability.
After ten successful years, Cinema Touching Disability maintains its status as the top cinematic celebration of disability in the state. The Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, the Austin Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities, the Texas Film Commission, the Austin Film Society and many others have praised and recognized the festival's mission and success. The Short Film Competition provides an opportunity for independent filmmakers from around the world to screen their own films about disability, from documentaries to animated shorts to the avant-garde.
Read more about the history of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition.
In 2013, Cinema Touching Disability was pleased to feature two fantastic documentaries, the best in disability short films from around the world, special guests, and more! The Festival took place at the Alamo Drafthouse Village location, 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Austin TX, 78757 (map) November 1 and 2. Check out our 2013 Post-Fest Wrap Up.
The 2014 film lineup:
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