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ReelAbilities 2013 Post Screening Discussions

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Film: "Ocean Heaven"
Venue: Asia Society Texas Center
Moderator: Elaine Roberts (Division Manager, Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities)

  • Tara Devine, Ph.D., LPC-5, LMFT-5, LCDC (Director of Therapeutic Services ~ The Monarch School)
  • Neal Sarahan, Ph.D. (Director of Culture and Transition Services, The Monarch Institute)
  • Bryant Shaw, Ph.D. (Director of Diagnostic Clinic, The Monarch Institute)

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Film: "Mabul (The Flood)"
Venue: Studio Movie Grill
Moderator: Karol Musher, MA, CCC-SLP (Speech Language Pathologist, Texas Children's Hospital)

  • Julie Howard PsyD, PhD, Ed, CNHP, CPC, MLI, RID (Therapist)
  • Ann Turnbach (Avondale House Parent)
  • Linda Burger (CEO, Jewish Family Service)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Film: "Warrior Champions"
Venue: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
Performance: The River
Moderator: Eric Mayer (Chair, ReelAbilities)

  • David Fowler (Vice President, Paralyzed Veterans of America and President, Paralyzed Veterans of America , Texas Chapter)
  • Genny Gomez (Adaptive Sports Coordinator, TIRR Memorial Hermann)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Film: "Defining Beauty: Ms. Wheelchair America"
Venue: Talento Bilingüe de Houston
Performance: Dionysus Theatre (Ana Calvo)
Moderator: Eric Mayer (Chair, ReelAbilities)

  • Ana Calvo (Director of Transition Services, VAST Academy and Ms. Wheelchair Texas 2009)
  • Michelle Colvard (Research Administration Manager, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Ms. Wheelchair Texas 2008 and Ms. Wheelchair America 2008)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Film: "¡Henry O!"
Venue: Congregation Beth Yeshurun
Speaker: Enrique Oliu (Spanish Broadcaster, Tampa Bay Rays)

Monday, February 11, 2013

Film: "Ben X"
Venue: Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center
Performance: Michael Iovine (Dionysus Theatre)
Speaker: Deb Nowinski (Founder, Dionysus Theatre)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Film: "Brain Damadj'd…Take II"
Venue: Houston Public Library Central Library
Speaker: Cindy Ivanhoe, M.D. (Chief Medical Officer, Mentis Neuro Rehabilitation)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Film: "Shooting Beauty"
Venue: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Speaker: Courtney Bent (Filmmaker, "Shooting Beauty")