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Film screening: Crip Camp

Wednesday 18 January 2023
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

In te early 1970s, down the road from Woodstock, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, transforming their lives and igniting a landmark movement. 

Join Paul van Trigt and Fresco Sam-Sin for a screening and discussion of Crip Camp, a documentary about a groundbreaking summer camp that mobilised a group of teens with disabilities to help build a movement, forging a new path toward greater equality.

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The film screening and discussion is organised in the week of the D&I Symposium of Leiden University, as part of the programme. The D&I Expertise Office and the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University have joined forces for this year’s edition of the Leiden University D&I symposium: Language, inclusion and belonging.

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“Crip Camp is both a gripping look at the history of the disability rights movement and a timely call to action, urging us to explore our own duty to fight for the dignity of all people.”  – Barack Obama, executive producer

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