Health Sciences Diversity

ReelAbilities Film Festival Shorts Program

October 30, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Autism in Love (USA, 9 minutes)
A man with autism and his wife discuss their unconditional love.

I Don’t Care (UK, 14 minutes)
A mother-to-be faces the possibility of having a child with Down syndrome.

Macropolis (UK, 7 minutes)
Two toys made at a factory are thrown out and together attempt to be put back on a store shelf.

Midfield (Portugal, 6 minutes)
An ordinary workday in the life of a dock worker — but when Sunday comes, an altogether different man emerges.

Perfect (Canada, 12 minutes)
Julius meets with his psychologist after what he considers to be a disastrous first date.

Strings (Spain, 11 minutes)
Maria’s routine at school is changed by the arrival of a new student who soon becomes her best friend.

Welcome to The Last Bookstore (USA, 11 minutes)
The story of a beloved bookstore owner—a father, husband, and paraplegic.

Followed by a conversation with emerging filmmakers from Pittsburgh’s Joey Travolta Film Camp.

Location and Address

Rodef Shalom Congregation
4905 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Directions and Parking Information

On street parking and public transportation. 

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.