Invitation to the Dance Film Screening
What happens when a “fairly strict ballet teacher” opens her studio doors to a group of adults with disabilities?
Invitation to the Dance introduces Lena Forster and her adult special needs ballet class. Filmmaker Sarah Shoemaker follows five students through a year of dance and life, offering viewers the opportunity to glimpse a perspective frequently overlooked, to listen to voices frequently unheard, and to witness the experiences of those who are impacted by the dancers. The film seeks to explore questions about life, community, and our ability to appreciate both the gifts and the limits of each of us.
Join us for a free screening of the film followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.
6-7:15pm – Screening
7:15-7:45pm – Talk with the filmmaker
Seating is limited. Reserve your spot by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org