Program Fee $15 plus cost of lunch More info to follow Deadline October 15. Films are audio described and includes:
LEFTY & LOOSEY
Directed by Zico Abrar
United States, 2016, Fictional Short
In this techy ode to film noir, two amputee veterans turned private investigators uncover a diabolical plot and must overcome their fears to crack the code and save the world.
Directed by Julia Metzger-Traber, Davide De Lillis
Germany, 2015, Documentary Short
Forty years after the Vietnam War, the toxic remnants of Agent Orange have not faded. In this dreamlike meditation on the impact of war and the resilience of humanity, “Rhizophora” follows 11 disabled Vietnamese youth on a whimsical, poignant and whirling journey through a day in their lives.
Directed by Cheng Zhang, Reid Davenport
United States, 2015, Documentary Short
This documentary short follows the lives of a deaf couple with hearing children and the unexpected outlet that brings their family closer together.
Directed by Rob Rooy
United States, 2017, Documentary Feature
Best of Festival, Feature
After being abandoned by his birth parents, DJ found not only a loving family but a life in words through a text-to-voice synthesizer. Told by DJ himself, “Deej” was filmed over six years in the American Midwest and chronicles his journey to become Oberlin’s first non-speaking, autistic student.
Directed by Riccardo Di Gerlando
Italy, 2016, Short
A sharply-dressed young man with Down syndrome sneaks out of his house to visit an art museum and causes a disruption. Through humor and irreverence, this film reminds us that art can be interpreted by everyone, not just the “experts.”
THE CHILI STORY
Directed by Patty Berne
United States, 2014, Animated Short
P.K. Walker Innovation in Craft Award
A true story about desire and the arousal of taboo on a BART train.
Just follow two easy steps:
- Call the BORP office for trip details and availability at 510-849-4663, ext.1380 for the recorded line. Or call BORP Adventures and Outings coordinator, Lori Gray at 510-843-4398, Tuesdays and Thursdays (AFTER 10 am ONLY, please).
- Mail in fees (note that your space is not confirmed until payment is received.)
We accept checks or money orders for advanced registration. Please make checks payable to BORP and note the trip name and date(s) on the check. Mail payment to:
Adventures and Outings
3075 Adeline St., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94703