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Screening/Discussion: Code of the Freaks

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A black and white film still of disability activist and actor Mat Fraser.Friday April 3, 4-6 PM, 

19 University Place, First floor theater (102)

 Code of the Freaks (Salome Chasnoff, 2019, 68 min.)

Post-screening discussion: director Salome Chasnoff and disability activist Lawrence Carter-Long 

Taking its title from Tod Browning’s classic film, this radical reframing of how characters with disabilities are represented looks at a century of Hollywood favorites with a fresh perspective. Disability activists imagine a cinematic landscape that takes people with disabilities seriously.

 In collaboration with ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York, a showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities.

For tickets: reelabilities.org/newyork

Co-Sponsors: Center for Media, Culture & History, NYU, and NYU Department of Cinema Studies

Details

Date:
April 3
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Website:
https://reelabilities.org

Organizer

NYU Center for Disability Studies
Phone:
212-992-9767
Email:
emily.rogers@nyu.edu

Venue

19 University Place First floor theater
19 University Place, First floor theater (102)
New York, NY United States
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