2014 Archive - Spring

Film

Raising Matty Christian

Friday, April 25, 2014

Two showings: 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM

 

Synopsis

This inspirational documentary profiles the life of Matthew G. Christian (1983-2009), known as 'Matty' from the town of Canton, Massachusetts, who was born without full limbs and a tongue.

As told through interviews with his parents Allie and Jerry, brother Michael and several close friends and authority figures throughout his life, 'Raising Matty Christian' paints a portrait of an inspiring young man who never took no for an answer, achieved a great deal of success, and set out to live life to the fullest.

Speakers

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Christian de Rezendes; Director, Cinematographer, Editor and Producer of “Raising Matty Christian” and Paul Plotkin; Associate Producer of “Raising Matty Christian.”

Location: Museum of disABILITY History

Cost: Free to film screening patrons

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