2022 ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver

Living Art + Post Film Chat (AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

Expired May 9, 2021 5:30 AM
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This film is offered with Audio Description and Open Captioning

This film version offers audio description, which means that all visual elements are narrated in an audio track that is built into the film file. To access a version of this film without audio description and with open captions, CLICK HERE

Synopsis: Living Art follows the life of Mara Clawson, a brilliant artist battling a life-threatening disease. As she prepares for the largest gallery show of her career, Mara shows us what it means to create a life inspired by love and kindness. Visit Mara's website by clicking here. 2018/32 minutes/English with English subtitles.

Supplemental Program: Join us for a Creative Mindfulness workshop led by community partner Colorado Art Therapy Association. Click HERE

Image Description: A young woman with brown hair and a pink t-shirt sits at a table working on an unfinished piece of artwork. Her pastels sit on the table to her left. She is in a classroom.

Community Partners:

Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving Colorado. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to vulnerable individuals and families. JFS offers a variety of programs to help those in need navigate life’s challenges through integrated support. The full continuum of care includes helping older adults stay supported, connected, and engaged as they age while maintaining a high quality of life; providing quality mental health counseling and case management to children, adults, immigrants, and refugees; offering training, job placement, and community enrichment to people with disabilities; and providing housing stability, employment support, and food security to individuals and families. Every year, the agency serves thousands of individuals and impacts more than 25,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities.

LOGO DESCRIPTION: Blue & grey text: Jewish Family Service - Jewish Disabilities Advocates

The Colorado Art Therapy Association, an affiliate of American Art Therapy Association, develops awareness of the practice and profession of art therapy throughout Colorado, maintains and improves standards of practice, and provides resources for its members and the general public.

LOGO DESCRIPTION: Blue and green text: Colorado Art Therapy Association. Two brush marks, one purple, one green, sit above the text.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    32 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    David Rochkind
  • Composer
    Phillip Palmer