Available April 29 at 10:00 am—May 5 at 11:59 pm ONLY
Charon – dir. Cullen Parr, US, 12 minutes, 2019
Myron Dyal is an artist with temporal lobe epilepsy who creates striking art inspired by the visions he has during his seizures. As reality starts to unravel around him, Myron struggles to accept his epilepsy.
Coexist – dir. Komeil Soheili, Iran, 12 minutes, 2020
Dela is a blind captain living on Hormuz Island in Southern Iran. While geopolitical tensions between Iran and the US rise, he practices a unique method of making bread that uses three unexpected elements from the island.
My Layers – dir. Susanne Serres, Canada, 5 minutes, 2020
A glimpse into what it’s like to experience psychosis, as seen through the power of dance.
The Secret Life of Tom Lightfoot – dir. Ray Jacobs, UK, 10 minutes, 2020
Tom is anxious. He holds a secret in his human heart—a wing beat and a flutter—and it’s bursting to take flight in this tale of magical realism.
Strange – dir. Cameron Carr, UK, 2 minutes, 2020
An animated glimpse into the life of an autistic author that explores friendship, trials, and the use of unique coping strategies.
Hal and Minter – dir. Ram Devineni, US, 24 minutes, 2021
Hal Sirowitz has Parkinson’s disease. At one time one of the most popular poets in the United States, he was a regular on MTV and one of the original performers at the Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe. Hal and his partner, the writer Minter Krotzer, have become advocates for people with Parkinson’s disease and their families. A funny and uplifting story about being a creative couple and finding your voice.
Pricing/Film Availability Info: All four ReelAbilities Film Festival short film programs are 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.