ReelAbilities Opening Night presents|
MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW
Shonali Bose | India/Usa | 2014 | 97 Min | Narrative
A beautiful, bold and brave coming-of-age tale about Laila, a Punjabi teenage girl with cerebral palsy who comes to New York City to pursue her passion for writing. Upon her arrival, Laila encounters a world of possibilities and liberal sexualities.
*Contains content suitable for mature audiences
Followed by discussion and reception with the filmmakers. Director Shonali Bose, recognized in the Huffington Post and The Guardian for her film, tackles subject matter rarely explored with such lightheartedness and will discuss the films creative evolution and her personal connection to the themes and characters.
Reception to follow, light fare provided by True Foods Kitchen.
ReelAbilities strives for inclusion of all people. Individuals needing accommodations to participate should contact Anton Merbaum, firstname.lastname@example.org by September 8. (ASL Interpretation, Live Audio Description.) All films are captioned or subtitled and all venues are wheelchair accessible.
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Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic (View)
2911 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|