As part of Move to Include, WORLD Channel will showcase films and present screening events in July to mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The initiative spotlights people of differing abilities and disability issues, and works to inspire and motivate people to embrace different abilities and include all people in every aspect of community life.
Acclaimed director Rodney Evans takes viewers on a personal journey as he ponders how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life and work as a filmmaker. Interviewing blind and low vision artists - a photographer, a dancer and a writer - Evans embarks on a quest to learn how other artists have continued to create art and how their journeys might serve as inspiration for his own.
In their home countries, they were targets of death threats and harassment because of who they are, who they love. They are among the many LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled persecution to resettle in the U.S. UNSETTLED humanizes a group of people desperate to find a safe place to call home.
In 1991, the Israeli government brought thousands of Jewish people from Ethiopia to escape persecution. Terefu and her family were among the many. The adult children weigh in on who they are, what might have been if they stayed in their home country, and where they belong in a society that has yet to fully embrace them.