New Hampshire Film Festival
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.

Additional screening information will be available soon on the New Hampshire Film Festival website.

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Date & Time

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm

Registration Fee

Passes start at $40.


The Music Hall
Portsmouth, NH

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