Ragtag Cinema will show documentary of disability rights, host discussion

Friday, September 28, 2012 | 6:16 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Ragtag Cinema will host a free showing of “Lives Worth Living”, sponsored by Services for Independent Living and MUSE at 6 p.m. Monday.

The film is an hour-long documentary about the disability rights movement in America, featuring leaders of the movement and rare archival footage.

The event is in honor of National Disability History Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month and will feature a discussion panel of local disability rights leaders.  Speakers will include:

  • Tim Harlan of Harlan, Harlan & Still law firm
  • Gina Ceylan of MUSE
  • James de Jong, Director of Great Plains ADA

The film is open to the public.

Supervising editor is Katherine Reed.

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