The Cinema Touching Disability Film Fest will be held Nov. 6 and 7 at the Alamo Drafthouse Village Lamar. Organized by the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, the film festival screens narrative and documentary features and shorts that address issues faced by people with disabilities. The festival opens Nov. 6 with the documentary Right Footed about Jessica Cox, the motivational speaker and disability rights advocate. Directed by Nick Spark, Right Footed chronicles how Jessica Cox, who was born armless, embraced her disability to achieve her personal and professional goals. The festival will close Nov. 7 with A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story, the documentary about the Austin-born motivational speaker. Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival founder/coordinator William Greer joins Right Footed's Jessica Cox joins during this interview.
Aired: Nov. 5, 2015
Web sites: http://www.txdisabilities.org/news-events/film-festival/filmfestival-2015/about3 and http://rightfootedmovie.com/