ReelAbilities Houston

February 16-24, 2021, films available starting February 8
Change Perceptions. Remove Stigma. Eliminate Barriers.
The ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival promotes inclusion and celebrates the lives, stories and talents of people with disabilities, making an impact that lasts far beyond the Festival. 

9
Years of Impact
70+
Volunteers
60+
Community Partners
6,000+
Festival Attendees
Who We Are
ReelAbilities Houston, a ten-plus day film and arts festival annually produced by the JFS Alexander Institute for Inclusion in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, uses the arts as a vehicle to promote inclusion and amplify the voices of people with disabilities locally and nationally.
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Our Team

The ReelAbilities Houston Festival is made possible by our dedicated leadership and Festival volunteers.

ReelStories
“ReelAbilities Houston is a beautiful reflection of Houston and the incredible spirit of embracing difference.”
Festival Attendee
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Explore Our Programs

Beyond 10+ days of film, art, music, speakers and more, ReelAbilities Houston’s ongoing programs educate and inspire.

Upcoming Events

Celebrate the lives, stories and talents of people with disabilities at a ReelAbilities Houston event.

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Support Our Festival

ReelAbilities Houston is able to provide free events and programs because of generous supporters. Become a Friend of the Festival today.
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Thank you to our sponsors for supporting ReelAbilities Houston

Because of your support, we can create the best possible cultural and educational film and arts festival for the City of Houston, reaching thousands with the message of inclusion.