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Give Me Liberty
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Medical transport driver Vic is late, but it’s not his fault. Roads are closed for a protest, and no one else can shuttle his Russian grandfather and émigré friends to a funeral. The new route uproots his scheduled clients, particularly Tracy (Lauren “Lolo” Spencer in a breakout performance), a vibrant young woman with ALS. As the day goes from hectic to off-the-rails, their collective ride becomes a hilarious, compassionate, and intersectional portrait of American dreams and disenchantment.
This screening is part of the Move To Include initiative. Move To Include is a partnership between WXXI and the Golisano Foundation designed to promote inclusion for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Through programming and special events, WXXI and the Golisano Foundation look to build a more inclusive community by inspiring and motivating people to embrace different abilities and include all people in every aspect of community life.
Screening will be available through Sept. 24.
Join us for a discussion on September 24 at 7:30 p.m. EST on the Little’s Facebook page
Host Evan Dawson of WXXI News’ Connections will share the movie trailer and clips from the film and talk with the film's writer Alice Lawton, supporting actress Lauren "Lolo" Spencer, and WXXI Executive Producer and Move to Include Project Leader Erin McCormick about the film, inclusion, and the importance of representation of actors with disabilities.