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ReelAbilities Film Festival: Hearts of Glass

August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

BACKBONES, a local nonprofit serving people with disabilities, is hosting the ReelAbilities Film Festival Chicago every Thursday from July 18th – August 22nd. The festival is dedicated to sharing the human experience of disability through art and film. ReelAbilities will screen a variety of films, workshops, panels, and other arts programming at different venues in Chicago. The 2019 theme is “Diversify Diversity” with the goal of increasing disability representation and inclusiveness in media and all aspects of our city.

For the full schedule visit: https://reelabilities.org/chicago/

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FILM:  HEARTS OF GLASS

DIRECTED BY JENNIFER TENNICAN

68 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2019 | DOCUMENTARY

This film follows the tumultuous first 15 months of the operating of Vertical Harvest (VH), a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse that provides local crops as well as employment for people with disabilities. Plants and people grow together in this intimate portrait of innovation, inclusion, and community.

Q&A with filmmaker following the film

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Details

Date:
August 15, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://reelabilities.org/chicago/event/hearts-of-glass/

Venue

Victory Gardens Theatre
2433 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Phone:
773.871.3000
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