MOVIE MAGIC - UNDERLAND 2.0
The Highland Friendship Club (HFC) Movie Magic Program is entering its fifth year. In summer 2014, approximately 70 HFC members will participate in the process of filming and producing an original feature length film. The film will premiere in a red carpet event on Sunday, September 14 at the O'Shaughnessy Theater on the campus of St. Catherine's University.
The making of the film is designed as an arts, educational and vocational learning experience that brings together film and production industry professionals with youth and adults with disabilities. The technical, interpersonal and team building training that members receive through the experience can impact their lives for years. Through working together to achieve an artistic project, members learn and experience what they are capable of as a team. Their sense of self-efficacy, their capacity for empowerment and advocacy are enhanced. Together we make film and tell ourselves and our community a new story about the differently-abled.