Friday, October 5, 2007

"Including Samuel" News and Screenings

[Received this information from Dan Habib, Director of the new documentary, "Including Samuel".]

Including Samuel
premieres this fall!

Dan Habib's new film examines the educational and social inclusion of youth with disabilities. The film documents the Habib family's journey as they work to include Samuel, 7, in all facets of their lives, a journey that transforms each of them. Including Samuel also features four other families with varied inclusion experiences, plus interviews with teachers, parents and disability rights experts.

Come to a public screening:

Portsmouth, NH: Saturday, October 13th, 2:10 p.m. Sheraton Harborside. See the New Hampshire Film Festival ( for details.

Concord, NH
(premiere event): Tuesday, November 6th, from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium. Tickets are selling fast. Buy yours now through the UNH Institute on Disability (

The film will also screen at the SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival in Concord on Sunday, November 11 at 3 p.m. at Red River Theatres.

Washington, D.C.
: Thursday, November 15th , 8:00 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre.

Boston, MA
: Tuesday, December 4th, 6:30 p.m., UMASS Boston Ballroom. Hosted by the Institute for Community Inclusion.

To watch a preview of the film and other video clips, view a complete list of screenings or purchase a DVD go to

Be the first to receive a copy of the documentary. Pre-order your copy of Including Samuel now and you'll receive the DVD in early November. For info, go to the Including Samuel store (

"This film will be an incredible resource for people who teach courses about inclusion, who offer workshops about inclusion, and who just want to learn about inclusion. It will also be very reassuring for parents."
- Douglas Biklen, Dean, School of Education, Syracuse University

Read a
front-page Concord Monitor story about Including Samuel by editor Mike Pride. See the October issue of NH Magazine and the September issue of News Photographer Magazine for stories about Including Samuel.