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You Are Invited to An Advanced Screening of Defiant Lives At the Ed Roberts Campus!

Movie poster of the documentary “DEFIANT LIVES The Rise and Triumph of the Disability Rights Movement”. Image features pink-toned staircase with projected image of the face of a person with a disability behind bars and a wheelchair user.You are invited to a “Father’s Day” Private Advanced Screening of Defiant Lives, plus Q&A Panel with Director / Co-Producer Sarah Barton, Catherine Kudlick, Leroy Moore, and Marsha Saxton. The panel will be moderated by Lawrence Carter-Long.

Defiant Lives tells stories of the rise and fight of the disability rights movement in Australia, USA and UK from incarceration in nursing homes and other institutions to the social model of disability.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ed Roberts Campus (ERC) – Ashby Bart Station

3075 Adeline Street; Berkeley, CA 94703

* RSVP is required. RSVP by June 16 and request accessibility accommodations to: and with Berkeley SCREENING in the subject line.

  • ERC is a fragrance-free building. In consideration of individuals who are sensitive to chemicals in fragrances, please refrain from using scented products.
  • Defiant Lives is audio described and open captioned.
  • Sign Language Interpreters and CART will be provided; Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Invitation provided by: Defiant Lives Productions Pty Ltd, DREDF, WID, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, AAPD, The CIL, DisBeat, Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0, and EIN SOF Communications.

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