The 2nd annual ReelAbilities Boston Disabilities Film Festival: The Straight Line
Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival
February 2, 2013
Directed by Re?gis Wargnier France, 96 minutes, In French with English Open Captions Audio described In this vivid French sports drama, which has blind athletes among the film’s cast, a long-distance runner, Yannick, who has lost his sight, agrees to train with Leila, an ex-athlete with a criminal past. More than a coach, Leila is also Yannick’s guide, running completely in synch with him as he races. Will they take their deepening relationship to the next level, off the track? In French with English Open Captions and audio described. In Person: Josh Crary, marathon runner who is also visually impaired The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the 2nd annual ReelAbilities Boston Disabilities Film Festival from Jan. 31-Feb. 5, showcasing films about the lives of people with different disabilities from a variety of communities.