Intelligent Lives Screening

AJE is happy to share this information about an opportunity to view a truly amazing film with our families!  

EDLAVITCH DCJCC is showing the film, Intelligent Lives, at the EDCJCC.  The film will be on Monday, March 16th, at 7pm.  Following the movie, representatives from RespectAbility will be facilitating a discussion.  There is no cost to attend the screening, but we do ask that people preregister.


Dir. Dan Habib | 70 min

Documentary United States 2018

Intelligent Lives stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities, who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college and the workforce. Academy Award winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional story of his son, Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the US. Intelligent Lives is a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America.


Screening followed by a discussion. Both the screening and discussion are free to attend and open to the public

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