"The Right to be Rescued" Documentary Receives Superfest Advocacy Award
by Tina Pinedo
November 7, 2016
On October 23, 2016, The Right to be Rescued was awarded the Disability Advocacy award at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival.
Rooted in Rights, the video and social media project of Disability Rights Washington, produced the short documentary about the impact of natural disasters on people with disabilities.
The documentary tells the stories of people with disabilities that were left behind during Hurricane Katrina and what New Orleans and other cities are doing to make sure it never happens again.
Superfest celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, making it the longest-running disability film festival in the world.
To get the full film, go to RightToBeRescued.com.