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ReelAbilities: Unidentified Objects

Saturday, Apr 29, 2023 at 4:00 pm

Location: Bartos Screening Room

As part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival on April 29, MoMI presents film programs showcasing exciting, innovative cinema that delves into the lives of people with disabilities. This screening features:  

Unidentified Objects 

Dir. Juan Felipe Zuleta, U.S. 2022, 100 mins. DCP. With Sarah Hay, Matthew Jeffers, Roy Abramsohn, Hamish Allan-Headley. Peter is an intellectual outsider with an edge. He lives as a loner, until an unexpected visit from his upbeat—and possibly unhinged—neighbor Winona forces him out of his shell and on an impromptu road trip to rural Canada. As they journey into the wilderness, the odyssey turns into a search for their place in the universe. Followed by a Q&A discussion with director Juan Felipe Zuleta, producer Masha Leonov, actor Matthew Jeffers, and actor Sarah Hay. 

Click here to view the trailer. 

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.

About the ReelAbilities Film Festival:  

Founded in 2007 by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with disabilities. The weeklong festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances, presented annually in dozens of venues across the New York metropolitan area. 


Accessibility Information: 

Location: Museum of the Moving Image is located at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria, Queens, NY 11106, and the film screening will happen in the Bartos Screening Room, which is on the first floor, towards the left side of the large staircase.)  

Transportation by subway: Closest subway stations are the R/M at Steinway Street and N/W at 36 Ave. Please check with the MTA for any service changes, especially on weekends. For other ways of transportation, please see this page 

Wheelchair Access: The Museum is fully accessible by wheelchair. In the Bartos Screening Room, there is space for wheelchairs at the back of the theater. 

Assistive Listening with Amplified Sound: Please inform us if you need an assistive listening device with amplified sound. When you arrive at the Museum, to receive an assistive listening device, you can ask for this device at the Admissions Desk. 

Captions and CART: The film screening will have open captions, and CART will be provided. 

If you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Joy Butler by emailing [email protected] or calling 718-777-6800.