ReelAbilities: Houston Film & Arts Festival returns to Houston for a fifth year in collaboration with Houston’s Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities. The citywide festival features award-winning films, art exhibits, music, and speakers. The film festival runs February 19-23.
Best of all, movie screenings and events are free! Tickets are required. Space is limited. so advanced registration is required to reserve your seat.
Here is a round up of the free film screenings and events:
UP Abilities: An Evening of Extraordinary Speakers — February 16, 7 pm (Rice University) — presentations from thought leaders on topics of inclusion and mental and physical disabilities
Opening Night: Enter the Faun — February 19, 7 pm
Family-Friendly Shorts — February 20, 1 pm (President’s Day)
Patrick’s Day — February 20, 7 pm
Margarita with a Straw — February 21, 4 pm
Stilts & Spoke (followed by 30 minutes of Laughter Yoga with Lainie) — February 21, 7 pm
Gabe — February 22, 4 pm
Do You Dream in Color?— February 22, 7 pm
The Case of the Three Sided Dream — February 23, 4 pm
ReelMusic: All-Inclusive Jazz and Blues Jam — February 23, 6 pm – 8 pm, The Secret Group (2101 Polk St.)
Movies will be screened at Edwards Greenway Grand Palace, 3839 Wesleyan, with free parking. For a complete description of movies and to register for a free ticket, visit ReelAbilitiesHouston.org.