Synopsis of Crip Camp on Solarmovie sc: In the early 1970s, teens with disabilities faced a destiny fashioned by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” inside the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened became their freewheeling Utopia, an area with summertime sports activities, smoking and makeout classes looking ahead to every person, and campers who felt fulfilled as people. Their bonds endured as they migrated West to Berkeley, California – a promised land for a developing and diverse disability network – in which pals from Camp Jened realized that disruption and team spirit would possibly comfy lifestyles-changing accessibility for tens of millions. Co-directed with the aid of Emmy®-triumphing filmmaker Nicole Newnham and film mixer and previous camper Jim LeBrecht, this joyous and exuberant documentary arrives the identical 12 months because the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, at a time whilst the usa’s biggest minority organization still battles day by day for the liberty to exist. CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION is govt produced with the aid of President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama; Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan; Oscar® nominee Howard Gertler and Ray Lifchez, Jonathan Logan and Patty Quillin; LeBrecht, Newnham and Sara Bolder produce.
IMDB ID: tt8923484