ReelAbilities Film Festival: Ahead of the Curve

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Ahead of the Curve


Date(s) - 08.26.2021
6:30 pm

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Event Description

Join Summit DD and the Akron-Summit County Public Library as we host the the 4th annual Reelabilities Film Festival: Cleveland @ Akron. Reelabilities Film Festival is an annual event that promotes awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities through film and community.

More fun in 2021

Can’t make it? We’ve got good news – We’ve added to the fun this year and will present five separate events between August and November to celebrate people of all abilities. The events include award-winning films and an experience such as: exhibits. tours, film discussions, expert panels and even family activities,


Thursday, August 26 |  6:30 pm  |  Opening Night: In Celebration of Akron Pride

  • Ahead of the Curve* (95 min)
    ReelAbilities 2021 celebrates Akron Pride Fest! Following the screening, Photographer Autumn Bland (Portraits of Pride; Portraits of a Pandemic) and Disabilities/LGBTQ+ Activist Michelle Tenney discuss visibility and voice at the intersection of identity.
    *Mature language and subject matter


Reservations are encouraged but not required. To RSVP for the event, please visit the Akron Public Library registration link on the events page.

Additional Opportunities

Download the ReelAbilities 2021 Akron event flier for dates, times and locations.

Check out additional ReelAbilities events below.

Event Location

Akron-Summit County Public Library – Main Branch
60 S. High Street
Akron, OH 44326

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