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Academy Spotlights Filmmakers with Disabilities with Virtual Program in Honor of ADA 30th Anniversary

October 29, 2020
Source: Webwire

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a special virtual program titled “ACCESSABILITY/VISABILITY: Breaking Down the Barriers for People with Disabilities in Media,” featuring conversations with filmmakers with disabilities examining the struggles and successes of the disabled community in Hollywood. With a welcome by Academy governor and Oscar®-winning actor Whoopi Goldberg and hosted by Oscar-winning actor Marlee Matlin, the three-panel event will be available on beginning October 26 at 5 pm. ASL, CART and audio descriptions will be available.

ACCESSABILITY/VISABILITY: Breaking Down the Barriers for People with Disabilities in Media is available at:

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