PRICE: Most of the screenings are free. Registration for all screenings and events is strongly advised. Ticket are required for: It’s Not Yet Dark, ReelLove Short Film Program, and Off the Rails. All venues are wheelchair accessible and films will have open captions and several will be screened with Audio Description. Registration, tickets, and a complete schedule can be found online at reelboston.org.
The 2018 ReelAbilities Boston Film Festival has announced its official selections. Fourteen films have been chosen, including the romantic comedy, Sanctuary, which won the Irish Critics Film of the Year Award, and Off the Rails, which tells the story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome and a passion for trains, who becomes known as “the transit bandit.”
This year’s the Festival also includes two special events: Opening Night Kickoff with Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 at Northeastern University, and a panel discussion with filmmaker Dan Habib at Lesley University.
ReelAbilities strives for the inclusion of all people and is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities from a variety of communities. The festival will take place at 11 theaters in and around Boston, including Brattle Theatre, Cambridge Public Library, Coolidge Corner Theatre, The Cotting School, Emerson College Bright Family Screening Room, Lesley University, JCC Greater Boston Riemer-Goldstein Theater, Northeastern University, Museum of Science Boston, Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere, and the Somerville Theatre.