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Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

Presented by Coalition of Texans with Disabilities at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 16 - 18 2020
Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

CTDFF, Texas’ original cinematic celebration of disability, is firing up the virtual theater to bring you THREE nights of disability film, plus filmmaker Q&As, all for free!

Cinema Touching Disability is back for our 17th year! This year’s popular Short Film Competition drew over 150 entries from 28 countries. The winners of the documentary division of the short film competition will be shown on Friday the 16th, while winners of the non-documentary division will be featured on Sunday the 18th. Saturday’s event will feature films on the little-known Invalid Corps, a squad of veterans with amputations and other disabilities that played a key role in the Civil

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Films will be open captioned, Q&As will be closed captioned.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • What's to love about Texas' premiere cinematic event celebrating people with disabilities? Plenty!

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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