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ReelAbilities Film Festival: Margarita, with a Straw

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Presented by SLCC Community Writing Center at Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch, Salt Lake City UT

May 21 2016
ReelAbilities Film Festival: Margarita, with a Straw

Margarita, with a Straw; free screening as part of ReelAbilities Film Festival

A funky, stereotype-busting coming-of-age tale based on the true story of a Punjabi teenage girl with cerebral palsy. Laila, an aspiring writer and secret rebel in a wheelchair, is accepted to New York University and leaves India for Manhattan. After a chance encounter with a fiery female activist, Laila starts to grow emotionally and explore this new world and its liberal sexualities. Tackling subject matter rarely explored with lightheartedness, this TIFF award-winning drama is a beautiful,

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