WHAT: An accessible showcase of new Australian films for people with a disability. The tour features 60+ screenings at accessible cinemas, schools, community centres and disability groups in NSW and nationally.
60+ screenings nationally
WHY: Access All Areas Film Festival shows how easy it can be to make culture accessible to everyone, and brings great films to audiences that would not otherwise have a chance to enjoy them. The festival promotes inclusiveness and raises awareness of ability and access issues.
WHO: 4000+ people with a disability, their friends, family and carers. Open captions are provided for people who are Deaf or are hard of hearing as well as speakers of English as a second language. Audio Description provides access for people who are blind or have low vision. All films are screened in venues that are wheelchair accessible & additional access services are available, depending upon location. 81% of attendees have indicated they would like to attend accessible screenings more frequently.
4000+ audience members
WHEN: Cinema screenings take place through out NSW from the 2nd-16th December, including a complimentary drinks reception at our 3rd of December session to celebrate International day of people living with a disability.
For more information check out the cinema tour page.
WHERE: Parramatta Riverside Theatre, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Campbelltown Arts Centre and schools, community centres and disability groups in more than 25 towns and cities across NSW and nation-wide.
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The Bardic Studio is proud to present Access All Areas Film Festival 2016. Established in 2011, The Bardic Studio is the organisation behind the internationally recognised KidzFlicks, the Sydney International Festival of Films by Children. Through Access All Areas Film Festival we extend our commitment to provide opportunities for all Australians to particpate in film.
Access All Areas was founded by the Festivalists in 2007. They continued to grow the Festival over the next seven years, making it an important annual Australian cultural event. The Festivalsits passed the managment of the Festival to The Bardic Studio in when they wound up in May 2016.