2008, 27 Minute Running Time
Director: Leah Bell
Digital presentation“Dyslexia," the term alone signals disability, disorder, discomfort. But for artist and teacher Eric McGehearty, dyslexia is not a learning disability alone. It is also a new way of encoding the world. In Leah Bell's Access Denied The Life and Art of Eric McGehearty, we see a person who asks questions about the way we communicate with one another, who uses his own experience with dyslexia to generate visually compelling ideas through sculpture. An accomplished artist and intellectual, McGehearty has had to work harder than most to receive and produce the written word. But as Access Denied reveals, it is precisely in the daily unlocking of ideas where McGehearty finds material for his art, and a new language to share with others.
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Director: Mark Dissette
Digital presentation - There's Still Hope for Dreams - A PHAMALY Story
, a full-length documentary, follows a theatrical group comprised entirely of disabled performers. Despite their disabilities, PHAMALY takes on productions that were originally choreographed ... more