INTELLIGENT LIVES Premiere & Screening


Capitol Center for the Arts
44 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States

Dan Habib

Chris Cooper

Marianne Leone Cooper

Please join us for the NH premiere screening of Dan Habib’s new film INTELLIGENT LIVES with filmmaker Dan Habib and Executive Producers, Academy Award-winning actor Chris Cooper and his wife, actress/author Marianne Leone Cooper. The evening will include:

  • A VIP reception (5:00 p.m.) before the screening attended by the Coopers, Dan Habib, and other stars from the film. Light refreshments served.
  • The New Hampshire premiere screening of INTELLIGENT LIVES (6:30 p.m.)
  • A Q&A/discussion with the Coopers, Dan Habib, and additional stars from the film following the screening
  • Students are free for the 6:30 screening! Just identify yourself as a student (grade school through college) at the door.
About Intelligent Lives
Naieer Painting at School

From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America.

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.

INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.

Visit the INTELLIGENT LIVES website to learn more.


Community Bridges


Devine Millimet Attorneys at Law

Lincoln Financial Group

Michigan Alumni Association NH

Concord Monitor

Registration Fee
  • $20 – Film screening, general admission seating
  • $50 – Film screening + VIP reception
  • All proceeds will support the INTELLIGENT LIVES "Opening Doors to inclusive Education and Employment" campaign.
  • Students are free for the 6:30 screening! Just identify yourself as a student (grade school through college) at the door.