… and we need to be a part of it. The number of equipped rooms in cinemas is increasing; audiodescriptions available to download on smartphones are revolutionizing the programming and acquisition plans of the managers of dedicated equipment. The 800 French cinemas and their 4000 rooms are involved. Nowadays, there are only 204 adapted copies of each film released in France.
Every great festival has its own debate. We think it's important to maintain a national debate about the inventory and the valorisation of national and regional initiatives. The guide Cinéma et accessibilité (Cinema and accessibility), which received the support of the Direction des Publics (Public's Board) and the Direction des Salles (Rooms' Board) deserves a larger echo.
Alongside the festival, we would like to create an interactive map of France through which we would collect and publish all professional data online.
A cinematographic celebration for all!
The International Film Festival on Disability is above all else intended to be a festive event for professionals and all audiences.
… and particularly for young people, children, pupils, teenagers, students,… Saying “younger generations carry the future” may be a cliché, but it’s a fact: if the world vision of younger people changes, they become privileged ambassadors, particularly towards their parents, and everyone’s mindset can evolve.