Reel Eyes 2008


Reel Eyes Logo

Reel Eyes is a showcase of films by and about people with disabilities that occurs in the spring. 2008 was the fifth year this event took place. The lineup typically includes films from popular culture as well as documentaries with showings in multiple locations.  Many selections come from the DSS Lending Library.

Images of films shown during Reel Eyes 2008

Click here for the 2008 Reel Eyes Flyer

Click here for an article from the 3/25 issue of The Northern Light

The 2008 Reel Eyes Showcase of Films featured award winning films, documentaries, as well as video from you tube. Films were shown in multiple locations across the state including:

  • Juneau (March 3)
  • Anchorage (March 18 and 25)
  • Palmer (March 19)
  • Fairbanks (March 21)
  • Homer (March 28)
  • Kodiak (March 28)
  • Valdez (March 28 and 29)
  • Soldotna (March 27 and April 3)

See the schedule and film synopses below.

EDSE A590 credit is available with registration open to individuals in multiple locations.

Click here to view registration instructions.

Click here to view the syllabus for this course.



UAA Student Union Lyla Richards

March 18 at 6pm


March 25 at 6pm


Rory O'Shea Was Here

You Tube Clip of Extreme Wheelchair Tricks


Through Deaf Eyes

You Yube Clip - ASL Superbowl Ad


Matsu College

March 19 at 12:00 and 2:30

The Other Sister

I Am Sam


Kenai River Campus

March 27 at 5pm

April 3 at 12pm


Through Deaf Eyes

My Left Foot


Kachemak Bay Campus

March 28 at 7:30pm

Sound and Fury

Sound and Fury 6 Years Later


Kodiak College Benny Benson 128

March 28

Misunderstood Minds


Prince William Sound College Campus

March 28 

 March 29



The Other Sister


UAS Egan Hall 112

March 3 at 7pm

First Break

Misunderstood Minds


UAF Wood Center

March 21 at 11:30am

Disabling Imagery