FREE screening of “Intelligent Lives” (70 mins.)

FREE screening of “Intelligent Lives” (70 mins.)
Who: F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (A local Down Syndrome resource and advocacy group)
 
What:  Hosting a free screening of the short film “Intelligent Lives” (Running time: 70 mins.)
 
Intelligent Lives” stars three pioneering young adults with intellectual disabilities-Micah, Naieer, and Naomie-who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.  Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional and personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the United States.
 
When: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at  7:00pm
 
Where: Holiday Cinemas, 100 Baughmans Lane, Frederick, MD  21702
 
 

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