Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

Film Fest logo. A blue handy man leaning forward holds a green video camera. The wheel of his wheelchair forms the C in the phrase Cinema Touching Disability.

October 19 - 20, 2018
Alamo Drafthouse Village

2700 West Anderson Lane, Austin TX, 78757 (map)

TIckets are sold out for both nights.

We have started a standby list, which you can join by emailing us at filmfest@txdisabilities.org. Please include accommodations requests in your email. We will fill seats as they become available in the order on the standby list (in other words, email us now to get on the list, don't wait until you get to the Fest!).

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The Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition aims to change the picture of disability through film. The top cinematic celebration of disability in the state, the Festival features the best work of independent filmmakers from around the world, from documentaries to animated shorts to the avant-garde. The two-day event, held at the Alamo Drafthouse, provides a unique and entertaining way to positively and accurately view disability.

In 2018, we are thrilled to be celebrating our 15th anniversary! Take a sneak peek at this year's program!

 

Praised by the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, the Austin Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities, the Texas Film Commission, and the Austin Film Society, Cinema Touching Disability is informative and refreshing for all audiences. The Festival provides audiences with the opportunity to enjoy films that can’t otherwise be seen on the big screen. With free admission (the $10 ticket is good for $10 of food or drink at the festival), we offer unique evenings with wrap-around experiences inspired by the films, like live entertainment, art, and conversations.

Stay in touch! Get the latest all year through Cinema Touching Disability News, our free e-newsletter, with exclusive interviews and insightful analysis of recent popular film releases from a disability perspective. For updates about this year's program, featured guests, the short film competition, and more Festival highlights, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival is a program of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities. With one in five Texans having a disability, CTD works to ensure that persons with disabilities may work, live, learn, play and participate fully in the community of their choice. CTD’s statewide priorities include independent living, attendant wages and other services, civil rights, employment, and access to healthcare and medications. Get involved!

Learn more about the history of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition.

Films

The 2018 film lineup:

Film Fest Tickets

TIckets are sold out for both nights.

We have started a standby list, which you can join by emailing us at filmfest@txdisabilities.org. We will fill seats as they become available in the order on the standby list (in other words, email us now to get on the list, don't wait until you get to the Fest!).

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A ticket will guarantee your seat at the Festival and can be redeemed for $10.00 worth of Drafthouse food and drink.

Be sure to make accommodations requests when you purchase your tickets. Review accessibility at the Festival.

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