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Intelligent Lives

2018
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • Subtitled,
  • 70 Minutes,
  • United States
  • Thursday, October 11

    2:15pm

    The Music Hall

  • Sunday, October 14

    3:55pm

    Moffatt-Ladd House

  • Director: Dan Habib

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.

There will be a Q&A at the Sunday screening with director Dan Habib along with Chris Muns from OneSky and young adult self-advocates.