Donating to ReelAbilities helps us to maintain quality programming and further our efforts to create a more inclusive and accessible experience. Your donation could go toward a creating a new film screening location, bringing in a celebrity speaker, helping with equipment costs, making an event more accessible and more! Every bit of help you can give can help us achieve our continued goals of accessibility.
Become a Partner
ReelAbilities Film Festivals and programming would not exist or be possible without the support of our sponsors and partners. From providing direct funding to venues to in-kind donations, our supporters continuously build and strengthen ReelAbilities year to year.
Please write to us for more information about supporting our mission and becoming part of the the ReelAbilities family contact Sabrina Bleich at email@example.com.
Submit a Film
SUBMISSIONS FOR REELABILITIES 2018 ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED
Check in for our new 2019 festivals submission date as we get closer to our March 2019 festival.
Rules & Terms
We are looking for films by and about people with disabilities that explore, discuss and celebrate the diversity of the shared human experience.
Disability types: autism, chronic illness, hearing loss and deafness, intellectual disability, learning disability, memory loss, mental health, physical disability, speech and language disorders, vision loss and blindness, PTSD.
PLEASE NOTE: All films must be submitted to ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York via the main submission process. Films accepted for ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York will be made available to the ReelAbilities National program, allowing partner cities throughout the US and Canada to select those films for their festivals.
Films that have been (or plan to be) widely/commercially released in NY prior to March 2018 are not eligible for submission.Submit a Film
Volunteering for ReelAbilities Film Festival is a terrific way to get involved in the festival at the ground level! The commitment and generosity of our volunteers is the foundation that makes our festival a great success.
Volunteering at our festival is hard work, but also lots of fun- you can meet filmmakers from around the world, interact with our audience and watch great films and conversations!
Please join us and help make the festival a success!Volunteer