USPTO ResponsAbility presents: CinemAbility

Free Moving Screening and Q&A with Director Jenni Gold and Special Celebrity Guest Danny Woodburn!

October 14, 2014
3:30 pm
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Madison North Auditorium
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria VA 22314

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In observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) ResponsAbility, the USPTO’s volunteer employee organization for disability awareness and action, will screen the award-winning documentary film “CinemAbility.”

Written and directed by Jenni Gold, a disabled Hollywood director, the film is narrated and co-produced by Jane Seymour and features an ensemble cast including Jamie Foxx, Ben Affleck, Gary Sinese, William H. Macy, and many others. This dynamic documentary takes a detailed look at the evolution of “disability” in entertainment by going behind the scenes to interview filmmakers, studio executives, film historians, and celebrities. Utilizing vivid clips from Hollywood’s most beloved motion pictures and television programs, CinemAbility focuses attention on the powerful impact that entertainment and the media have on society’s perception of disability.

CinemAbility is currently being screened only at select charity functions and film festivals. ResponsAbility is excited to receive the honor to host this exciting event for federal employees and the general public. We anticipate a full-house, so please reserve your tickets early.

Q&A Following the event with Director Jenni Gold and Danny Woodburn, who played Mickey Abbot on Seinfeld and, most recently, Splinter on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

Danny Woodburn
Danny Woodburn

 

Film Trailer:

This event is fully accessible for individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpretation, real-time captioning, and descriptive video service will all be provided. For additional accommodations information or requests, please contact ResponsAbility.

 

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