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Sunday Best: Intelligent Lives
Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 4:00 PM
Presented by VTIFF & Vermont PBS
Host Sponsor: Main Street Landing
Director by Dan Habib | Produced by Chris Cooper
70 mins | Documentary
Followed by Q&A moderated by Eric Ford, Director of Programs at VT PBS, with Habib and Cooper

*** Sunday Best screenings are FREE with a suggested donation of $5, but it is highly recommended to book in advance.
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Presented by VTIFF & Vermont PBS
Host Sponsor: Main Street Landing
Director by Dan Habib | Produced by Chris Cooper
70 mins | Documentary
Followed by Q&A moderated by Eric Ford, Director of Programs at VT PBS, with Habib and Cooper

 *** Sunday Best screenings are FREE with a suggested donation of $5, but it is highly recommended to book in advance.

Stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S. Intelligent Lives challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.