ReelPeople: UP Abilities:
February 16, 2017
February 19-23, 2017

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ReelAbilities: Houston Film & Arts Festival is a FREE city-wide film and arts festival dedicated to presenting films, art exhibitions, performances, and speakers that celebrate the lives, stories, and talents of people with disabilities and enrich Houston's culture, diversity, and inclusion efforts.

Core Values:

  • Increase awareness about people with disabilities
  • Change perception and remove stigma surrounding people with disabilities
  • Eliminate barriers to accessibility in all aspects of life: arts and culture, education, and employment
  • Collaboration across arts disciplines, organizations, communities
  • Arts and inclusion education that will inspire the next generation of artists, audiences, future leaders, and employers

Host City Organizer & Key Collaborating Partner Hosted by the JFS Alexander Institute for Inclusion in collaboration with the City's Department of Neighborhoods Houston's Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, a robust and exciting array of films, musicians, special events, and extraordinary speakers from around the world are being featured this year.

Firends of the Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival is presented to the City of Houston by Jewish Family Service and its Alexander Institute for Inclusion.