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[CLOSING NIGHT] ReelAbilities: Reel Creativity - Short Films

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm


Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
United States

Contact: Sarah Berry

Phone: 703.537.3075



Dir. Abel Goldfarb | 10 Min. | Wordless | Argentina | Animation
Ian uses a wheelchair. All he wants is to make friends, but discrimination keeps him away from the playground.



Dir. Zack Grant | 33 Min. | English | USA | Documentary
Art, health, family and the will to cope: Debra Magid is an artist living with Parkinson’s Disease.



Dir. David Rochkind | 32 Min. | English | USA | Documentary
The story of Mara Clawson, a young woman living with Familial Dysautonomia, whose art became her stunning and profound means of communication and livelihood.

Closing Night Screenings followed by a discussion with Living Art director David Rochkind and artist Mara Clawson and art reception.



Loving Nature and Food

Mara Clawson

January 16 – March 5
Mara is an artist who uses pastels and iPad technology to realize and share her creative vision of the world. She lives with Familial Dysautonomia. Art is her means of connection to various communities and has opened doors to her exciting professional life. Mara is a 2016-2017 winner of a VSA/Kennedy Center Emerging Young Artists with Disabilities award. “I love the colors. I work until ‘the colors get along’.”

© 2018 Mara Clawson  

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