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ReelAbilities Short Film Festival

September 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia to the New Project Studio in September as part of the 5th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: Northern Virginia.

The New Project Studio will screen a selection of short films that explore and celebrate the shared human experience. There is no charge to see the films in the New Project Studio.

Throughout the month, there will be talks and workshops associated with the festival.

September 8

As part of September’s Second Thursday Art Night, The Art of the Book, author and journalist Glen Finland will hold an author talk and read from Next Stop, her memoir about raising a son with autism to adulthood and then learning to let go.

September 21

Imber’s Left Hand. This documentary traces the life and work of charismatic painter Jon Imber. Despite his ALS, a degenerative condition, adversity only makes him more determined to paint. His undying passion for painting leads him to create more than 200 portraits in four months. Watch a preview and purchase tickets to the screening here.

Follow the festival via #GetReelNV.

ReelAbilities promotes awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities.

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Start:
September 1, 2016
End:
September 30, 2016
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Daily*10am - 6pm
Thursdays10am - 9pm
*The Torpedo Factory sometimes closes at 5 pm for private events. Check Today’s Hours to see if this could affect your visit. *Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit. *The Torpedo Factory is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Target Gallery has limited availability during City holidays.

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