Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

the 18th Annual Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival OCT 15-16, 2021. Lost Reel Short Film Showcase AUG 16-SEPT 15, 2021.

Lost Reel Short Film Showcase

Aug. 16 - Sept. 15, virtual
Tickets & more

Alternate Way of Being Human

Dir. Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen
Finnish disability artist and activist Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen is passionately building sculptures from used assistive devices

Casual Terms

Dir. Morgan Tipping
A sensory hullabaloo that explores the perspectives of neuro and mobility diverse creators of an alternative art school at a historic English workhouse.

Human Hearts

Dir. Breeana Humble
Bullied for her differences, a determined young ballerina with cerebral palsy braves the stage only to be confronted by her greatest fear.

The Silent Ride

Dir. Yue Yuan
A deaf delivery rider ventures into the hearing world in Weifang, a third-tier city in eastern China.

18th Annual Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

Oct. 15 & 16
Alamo Drafthouse Village, with live stream for virtual viewing

Programming is underway.

Films

The 2021 film lineup:

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The 2021 Short Film Competition is now open!

Final Deadline August 2, 2021

Film Fest Tickets

Tickets for the Lost Reel Short Film Showcase are available now!

Tickets are free and grant you access to the Lost Reel films from Aug. 16 - Sept. 15. Note that our new platform, SparqFest, requires a Google account or Apple ID.

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