At Liberty
At Liberty
Apr 8, 2021
The Oscar-Nominated Film Uplifting the Disability Rights Revolution
Play • 35 min
This week, we are revisiting one of our favorite episodes featuring a conversation with the filmmakers of the documentary, “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.” Jim LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham use archival footage and interviews to tell the story of a summer camp that seeded a disability rights movement, a movement whose history few know well even though almost 50 percent of Americans live with at least one disability.

The film was just nominated for an Oscar in the category of best documentary feature. Enjoy this gem from the At Liberty archive.
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