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Not Going Quietly

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Not Going Quietly

Available April 29 at 10:00 amMay 5 at 11:59 pm ONLY

When activist and new father Ady Barkan is diagnosed with ALS and given four years to live, he finds himself directly impacted by a new legislation proposal that jeopardizes essential healthcare programs critical to the survival of Ady and others. After a chance confrontation with Senator Jeff Flake goes viral, Ady embarks on a cross-country tour, using his final breaths to fight for healthcare justice and try to create a better world for his newborn son to inherit.

Pricing/Film Availability Info: Admission to the series will be sold either as an all-access pass or à la carte, available only in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. Pricing is $70 (members), $80 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass or $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers) per film. For à la carte purchasers, the four short film programs will be made available free of charge, and passholders will also have access to the shorts programs included with their pass purchase. All film programs will be available to stream for the entire length of the series—films will become available at 10:00am on April 29 and will be open to stream until 11:59pm on May 5. Once a film is started, pass holders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film.

"An affecting piece of filmmaking championing a specific cause and a single person"
Michael Frank, The Spool
"Heartbreaking, infuriating, and vital"
Shaun Munro, Flickering Myth
"A stirring tale of activism shaped by personal suffering"
John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

This film is part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York series.



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