Monday, September 27, 2010

Town Hall Event   Tues. Oct. 5th    6-8pm   Jane Addams Hull-House Museum         
Please join us for a screening of various film clips followed by a discussion on Hollywood's portrayal of characters with intellectual disabilities. The conversation will be moderated by Susan Nussbaum, disability rights activist, playwright, performer and director; and Carrie Sandahl, Associate Professor in the Disability and Human Development Department at UIC. The discussion will be filmed as part of a feature-length documentary on this topic. If you don't want to be filmed but want to participate in the discussion, we will accommodate you.

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Residents' Dining Hall Building
800 South Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607

Film Clips:
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Disney animated feature
Of Mice and Men
Sling Blade
There's Something About Mary
The Other Sister
Forrest Gump
Tropic Thunder

Pizza will be served!