Dialogue on Disability

Independent Lens "Unrest"

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:00pm

Follow filmmaker Jennifer Brea’s struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and meet others coping with this often-devastating and little-understood condition in this intimate documentary.

America Reframed: Deej

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 4:00pm

A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.

POV: Swim Team

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 9:00pm

Follow three young teens on the autism spectrum as they compete on a swim team.

Arthur: Prunella's Special Edition

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:00am

Prunella and Marina's first sleepover ends abruptly when Prunella insists on helping Marina, who is blind, with everything.

POV: The Grown-Ups

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:00pm

In a school for individuals with Down Syndrome, four middle-aged friends yearn for a life of greater autonomy in a society that marginalizes them as disabled. 

Fixed: The Science Fiction of Human Enhancement

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:00pm

From Botox to bionic limbs, the human body is more “upgradeable” than ever. But how much of it can we alter and still be human?

Fixed: The Science Fiction of Human Enhancement

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:00pm

From Botox to bionic limbs, the human body is more “upgradeable” than ever. But how much of it can we alter and still be human?

Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 9:30am

As part of our Dialogue on Disability programming, WXXI is pleased to present the first documentary to explore autism as sensory-based experiences. 

Changing Sports, Changing Lives

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 9:00pm

Tells the inspirational stories of people who have disabilities or impairments but who focus on their abilities.

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