Free Screening of "Intelligent Lives"
Living Innovations, Maine Parent Federation, & Thornton Living Innovations team up to bring you a free screening of
This documentary, from award-winning filmmaker, Dan Habib stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.
INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.
Please join us March 12, 2019 @ Thornton Academy Auditorium, 438 Main St, Saco @ 6pm.
This event is free, but pre-registration is required. Please click the link to register.
For more information, contact Jodie Hall at 207-841-4129 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for the event flyer
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