ReelAbilities Presents “Sanctuary”

Top Pick March 25, 2018 Boston Free
"Sanctuary" (Promotional still)
"Sanctuary" (Promotional still)

Larry and Sophie are in love. Larry has Down syndrome and Sophie has severe epilepsy. With the help of their care worker, Tom, they sneak away to a hotel room during a supervised trip to the movies. While Tom is distracted with Larry and Sophie, the group gets restless and sets out on their own adventures: shopping at the mall and pints at a pub. “Sanctuary” is a truly subversive piece of cinema about two young people trying to be together in a world doing everything to keep them apart.

Discussion and reception to follow with director Len Collin and actor Kieran Coppinger.

Directed by Len Collin, Ireland, 86 minutes, fiction, English with open captions and audio description.

Co-presented with the Museum of Science.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Science
1 1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
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