ON DISPLAY with A Taste of ReelAbilities Film Festival


With Sponsorship by The Human Rights Commission Of Sullivan County

Friday, October 13 – Saturday, October 14 The Hurleyville Arts Centre is proud to present ON DISPLAY On Stage by Heidi Latsky Dance Company and A Taste of ReelAbilities with films by Jenna Kanell, Tamar Rogoff & Daisy Wright, George Kachadorian and Joel Simon.

The Hurleyville Arts Centre, Heidi Latsky Dance and ReelAbilities Film Festival share a vision to raise the consciousness of the community about people with disabilities and our shared humanity, as well as to provide outstanding films and performances here in Sullivan County.

Four films and 20 performers fill the stage and screen of the the Hurleyville Arts Centre with innovative art, miraculous transformations, impossible accomplishments, hidden beauty, and rekindled loves.

With Sponsorship by The Human Rights Commission Of Sullivan County

Listen to Choreographer Heidi Latsky and REELAbilities Film Festival Co-founder Anita Altman discuss their upcoming festival at the Hurleyville Arts Centre with Jason Dole of WJFF/NPR

The Festival

Friday October 13th 7:00 – 8:45 Screenings of Macropolis & Enter the Faun $12.00

Post screening discussion Friday with filmmaker Daisy Wright

Saturday October 14th 2- 3:45 Screenings of Bumblebees & Shooting Beauty $12.00
Saturday October 14th 6-8:00 Heidi Latsky Dance 6:00 – 8:00 $20.00
Festival Pass: $35.00

Saturday,October 14th 8:00- 9:00  Meet the Artists Reception festival pass holders.

***Volunteer Trades are available to a limited number of applicants. Please email info@hacny.org ***

ReelAbilities is the United States’ largest film festival dedicated to showcasing films by, or about, people with disabilities. Heidi Latsky Dance is committed to redefining beauty and virtuosity through performance, discourse, and education, using performers with unique attributes to bring rigorous, passionate, and provocative contemporary dance to diverse audiences.

We strive for the inclusion of all people. Individuals needing accommodations should contact the screening venue directly at least two weeks in advance of the event . CART or AD headsets are available with advance request. All films are captioned and the venue is wheelchair accessible

Dance & Film Festival Line Up

Friday, October 13, 7PM

Macropolis | Short Animation | 7 minutes    VIEW TRAILER
Two toys made at a factory are thrown out, and together attempt to be put on a store shelf.
Director: Joel Simon (UK, English, 2012)

Enter the Faun | Feature Documentary | 67 Minutes   VIEW TRAILER
The unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy delivers astonishing proof that each and every body is capable of miraculous transformation. As Tamar Rogoff trains Gregg Mozgala to dance in her performance, they discover that her lack of formal medical training and his fears and physical limitations are the impetus for her choreography and their unprecedented discoveries. Enter The Faun is the story of a joyous, obsessed journey toward opening night. It challenges the boundaries of medicine and art, as well as the limitations associated with disability.
Directors: Tamar Rogoff & Daisy Wright (USA, 2016, Documentary)

On the Panel for Friday October 13 following the screening: Director Daisy Wright and choreographer Heidi Latsky.

Saturday, October 14, 2pm

Bumblebees | Short | 4 Minutes     VIEW TRAILER
Despite being told as a child he would never walk or speak, Vance accomplished the impossible. But now he has a new challenge: dating.
Director: Jenna Kanell (USA, Narrative)

Shooting Beauty | Feature Documentary | 62 Minutes   VIEW TRAILER
The story of fashion photographer Courtney Bent whose career takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a hidden world of beauty at a center for people living with significant disabilities. Shot over the span of a decade, this film puts you in Courtney’s shoes as she overcomes her own unspoken prejudices and begins inventing cameras accessible to her new
friends. Courtney’s efforts snowball into an award-winning photography program
called “Picture This”—and become the backdrop for this eye-opening story about
romance, loss and laughter that will change what you thought you knew about
living with a disability—and without one.
Director: George Kachadorian (62 min, USA, English, 2012)

Saturday October 14, 6pm

ON DISPLAY On Stage | Dance Performance |2 hours

Conceived for traditional and alternative spaces, the piece is a never-ending sculpture court where its meditative beauty slowly implodes with expressive movement from within.
Director: Heidi Latsky

Artist Reception | Post show  | 1 hr

Festival pass holders meet the Artists.  Light refreshments will be catered by The Pickled Owl.




Directed by

Jenna Kanell, Tamar Rogoff & Daisy Wright, George Kachadorian and Joel Simon

Written by

Ciaran Morrison, Mick O'Hara, Heidi Latsky....