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Clips, Conversation and Cocktails

Join the producer and activist who created Crip Camp, an award winning documentary, in conversation as you relax after a long day to be uplifted and motivated by this beautiful film and learn more about the story of Crip Camp.

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is a 2020 American documentary film, directed and produced by Nicole Newnham and James LeBrecht. The film follows Camp Jened, a summer camp for teens with disabilities. Larry Allison, Judith Heumann, James LeBrecht, Denise Shreer Jackson and Stephen Hoffman appear in the film. Barack and Michelle Obama serve as executive producers under their Higher Ground Productions banner.

The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020, where it won the Audience Award. It was released on March 25, 2020, by Netflix. The film received critical acclaim from critics.

This film was produced by Higher Ground Productions - an American independent entertainment production company founded by United States President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama and partially funded by the Ford Foundation who is a sponsor of this conference.

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT