The Art of Being L.C.
Tuesday, July 2nd
The Art of Being L.C. is a story of an artist freed from the cold, gray life of institutions to the warm colorful world of pastels and water colors.
In 1999, L.C. (Lois Curtis) stood before the U.S. Supreme Court to demand her right under the Americans with Disabilities Act to live in community rather than be “unjustifiably segregated” in institutions. Her successful argument before the Supreme Court became known as the Olmstead Decision. “Olmstead” secured Lois Curtis’ place in American history as a liberator for people with disabilities and set Lois free to discover her own gifts as an artist.
After the screening, join us for a conversation and Q&A with the filmmaker Carl King via Skype.alphabet city, city of asylum, film