The “rock stars” of self-advocacy, Larry Bissonette and Tracy Thresher, blew away the crowd with their intelligence, wit, and compassion. This amazing film opened the hearts and minds of yet another community. Attitudes about disability are changing and “Wretches & Jabberers” is helping accelerate that change.
If you missed them in Tampa, there are many more have another opportunities. Keep up with Larry and Tracy through their blogs on the website www.wretchesandjabberers.org, on FB, Stories from the Road and Twitter @jabberboxdoc .
“Wretches & Jabberers” is available on Video on Demand, DVD, and itunes.
About the film, produced and directed by Academy Award-winning director Gerardine Wurzburg is a poignant narrative that follows two men with autism, Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette, who embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability, intelligence and communication. Wretches & Jabberers features original music by Academy Award winning composer J.Ralph.
Ollibean Art for Change: Wretches & Jabberers Screening and Q & A at Tampa Museum of Art from Scott Englert on Vimeo.
Ollibean Art for Change: Wretches & Jabberers Screening and Q & A at Tampa Theatre from Scott Englert on Vimeo.
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