Berkeley Lab

July 20 Film Screening to Commemorate Americans with Disabilities Act

MV5BMTM2MjE0NTcwNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTM0MDQ1NA@@._V1_SY317_CR1,0,214,317_AL_Berkeley Lab’s Diversity and Inclusion Council is hosting a brown bag film screening of “Music Within” (2007) on Monday, July 20th @ 12 p.m.  in the B50 Auditorium.  The film depicts the true story of Richard Pimentel, who returns home to Portland, Oregon from Vietnam after being severely hearing-impaired, and finds a new purpose in his landmark efforts to establish the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as national law in 1990.  Popcorn will be made available for the screening (limited quantity); feel free to bring your lunch.

This event coincides with the ADA’s 25th anniversary on July 26, 2015.  Berkeley Lab signed the proclamation to declare our commitment to protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities.  Click here to learn more about the “Pledge On!” efforts, with individuals signing the pledge to support the ADA.

Click here to view the movie trailer.  Running time is 93 mins.  For more information, please contact