Kicking + Screening and the ReelAbilities Film Festival are teaming up this Sunday, March 11, for a special screening of the New York premiere of the film Hero Steps.
Directed by Henry Rincón, Hero Steps tells the story of a young boy who, after losing his leg to a landmine, joins his friends at a children’s home to secretly practice for a soccer tournament. Through the game and his friendships, he realizes the emotional strength he has despite his physical disabilities.
Hero Steps | Dir. Henry Rincón | 90 mins | Colombia | Narrative
When: Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 1:00PM
Where: JCC Manahattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave, NYC
The ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest festival of its kind promoting awareness and inclusion through the stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities and Kicking + Screening Film Festival has partnered to co-present the Hero Steps film. Initiated by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, the festival takes place in over 30 locations throughout the NY Metro area. Join us in celebrating the diversity of the human experience through engaging films and cultural events.
Join us March 8-14 for the 10th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York--a week of films, conversations, and special events celebrating the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities.
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