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Directed by Casey Ebeling

2012

USA

73 minutes

Showtimes

Introductory remarks: Annise Parker, mayor of Houston; Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Panel discussion moderated by Joy Kaplan from Jewish Family Services follows the screening. Panelists include filmmaker Alex Luster and gallery owner Alejandro Arboleda.

Diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) and completely paralyzed, Tony “TEMPT” Quan, a legendary Los Angeles graffiti artist, public activist, and publisher, is unable to move, breathe, or speak—but his mind and spirit are intact. Mick Ebeling founded the Not Impossible Foundation in order to give a voice back to TEMPT, and in 2009 an open-source DIY device called “the Eyewriter” was created, enabling TEMPT once again to communicate and create art.

Community partner: Houston Cinema Arts Society