Founded in 2007, ReelAbilities is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. The unique film festival presents award-winning films of the highest cinematic and artistic quality. Screening are accompanied by relevant programs and engaging speakers to help the community explore and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience. The ReelAbilities Film Festival is hosted in 14 major cities throughout the United States including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and Washington, DC. The upcoming festival will be Greater DC's fourth year as host and will showcase the vast array of unique and creative films produced by local and national talent.
ReelAbilities strives for inclusion of all people. Individuals needing accommodations to participate should contact the presenting organization in their city in advance of the event.
ASL interpretation, CART, Audio Description, and information in Braille are available upon advance request.
All films are captioned or subtitled (unless otherwise noted) and all venues are wheelchair accessible.