INTELLIGENT LIVES Screening

Join us for this free event open to the public and UNH community to see Dan Habib’s latest award winning film followed by a discussion with the filmmaker
Naieer Painting at School
2019 Krumm Lecture

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.

The Janet Krumm Disability & Media Lecture Series is an annual public lecture series, in partnership with the NH Challenge, which recognizes the power of information and the contributions of individuals who have used the media, written and visual, to create an understanding of the experience of disability, as well as the community's collective responsibility to embrace diversity.

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Date & Time

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location

MUB Theater 2
University of New Hampshire
83 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Event Contact

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