“Defiant Lives” Screening

Top Pick April 2, 2019 Cambridge Free
“Defiant Lives” (Promotional still)
“Defiant Lives” (Promotional still)

“Defiant Lives” introduces the world to the most impressive activists you have never heard of and tells the story of the rise and fight of the disability rights movement in the United States, Britain and Australia. Featuring exclusive interviews with elders who led the movement over the past five decades, the film weaves together never-before-seen archival footage with the personal stories of men and women as they move from being warehoused in institutions to fighting for independence and control over their lives.

In English with open captions and CART.

Panel discussion to follow, moderated by Harvard Law School professor Michael Stein.

Co-presented with Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Disability Law Center Inc., Cambridge Public Library and Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public library
Cambridge, MA 02138
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