Crip Camp Deserves an Oscar Win for Subverting Typical Narratives and Centralizing Disabled People – Rooted in Rights

Crip Camp Deserves an Oscar Win for Subverting Typical Narratives and Centralizing Disabled People
Saturday, April 24, 2021

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“I wanted to be part of the world, but I didn’t see anyone like me in it.”

These words, spoken by James LeBrecht indicate the lack of disability representation in media. Countering this lack of representation, LeBrecht set out to tell his story about his time at Camp Jened during the 1970s, described as a “ramshackle camp” once located in the Catskills, New [...]

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