Defiant Lives

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Defiant Lives tells the story of the rise and fight of the disability rights movement in the United States, Britain and Australia.

Defiant Lives tells the story of the rise and fight of the disability rights movement in the United States, Britain and Australia. The documentary pulls together footage of protests and interviews with international disability rights activists who literally changed the world we live in, by demanding access “to boldly go where everyone else has gone before”.

Content note: The documentary features footage of historical institutions and discusses themes such as institutionalisation, historical abuse and ableism.

Access:

This is a free event

The film is closed captioned and audio described

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Changing Places facility located on corner of Kelvin Grove and Gower Street

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Accessibility

Audio Described
Wheelchair Access
Closed Caption

Dates & Times

Film Friday 27 March - 11am - 1pm

Location

Preston Shire Hall

284 Gower St, Preston VIC 3072

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Train

Preston Station

Bus

Routes 552, 553
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