Free Showing of Disability Awareness Film, ‘Lives Worth Living’ Tonight

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To kickoff Disability Awareness Month in DeKalb, the historic Egyptian Theatre will host a screening of Lives Worth Living (2011), a PBS documentary by Eric Neudel that traces the history of the disability rights movement in the US from 1945 to 1990, the year of both the Capitol Crawl and the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The movie will be shown this Monday, October 2nd and is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by DeKalb Rise Up – a group that seeks to organize information about political and activist groups and events in and around DeKalb in order to keep our city, state, and country strong and always growing.

Doors will open at 6:30 and the film will show from 7:00 to 8:00 with a guided discussion to follow.

 

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