Lives Worth Living

  • February 28, 2014 / 21:00
  • March 6, 2014 / 17:30

Director:  Eric Neudel, Alison Gilkey
USA 54’, 2011,  color

English with Turkish subtitles 

Lives Worth Living is both an historical documentary about the Disability Rights Movement and a biography about one man's struggle to survive. Charismatic leaders of the movement narrate the story of a long, hard, and successful drive for civil rights — a drive that brought together a once fragmented population into a powerful coalition that created some of the most far reaching civil rights legislation in our nation's history. It is a window into a world inhabited by people with an unwavering determination to live their lives like anyone else, and a passage into the past where millions of people lived without access to schools, apartment buildings, public transportation, etc. — a status quo today's generation cannot imagine.

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