The R-Word

Speakers

Frank Stephens

The R-Word is a feature-length documentary film about the word “retarded”. The inappropriate use of “the r-word” can be seen and heard everyday and continues to marginalize and dehumanize an entire population of people. This film confronts how, when, and why the r-word became so present in our culture, illustrates who this word impacts, and, ultimately, makes the case for why the conversation surrounding people with intellectual and developmental disabilities needs to change.

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