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“The R-Word” Film Screening

WORDS MATTER. ATTITUDES MATTER. WE MATTER.

Filmmaker Amanda Lukoff grew up advocating for her sister Gabrielle, especially whenever she heard the word retard(ed). With The R-Word, she unravels the history and lasting effects of this word through the lens of the sibling experience, captivating animation sequences, and self-advocates speaking truth-to-power – ultimately making the case for why the conversation surrounding people with intellectual and developmental disabilities needs to change.

Join us on Tuesday, June 11th for a FREE screening of “The R-Word” followed by a discussion with Amanda Lukoff, filmmaker. Help us end use of  the “R-Word”, but spreading the word about this impactful film and event.

This community event is open to the public.

All are invited, including local businesses, area nonprofits, families, etc.

RSVP required as space is limited.

Limited childcare available. Contact Holly Zipperer for details.

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Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Holly Zipperer
Phone:
7045362163
Email:
hzipperer@dsa-gc.org
Website:
www.dsagreatercharlotte.org

Venue

University City United Methodist Church
3835 West W. T. Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28269 United States
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