Award winning filmmaker Jennifer Tennican presents Hearts of Glass
Cutting-edge food production meets social good in an ambitious experiment to provide year-round produce to a mountain town, while providing meaningful employment for community members with disabilities.
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“The film beautifully demonstrates that integrated employment with competitive wages for people with disabilities is a win for us all.”
“A powerful reminder of how our communities are made better when all members are included.”
“A big source of creative inspiration from a small town in Wyoming…a story of employment possibilities for community members with developmental and other disabilities.”
“A living breathing glimpse of the future.”
“Brings hope and new ideas to families that employment and independence with the support of the community is possible!”
“Amazing — an important movie that truly shows the value and loyalty this diverse group brings to the table!”
“I can’t choose one audience for the film because I wish everyone would see it.”
“A story that pushes beyond the boundaries of what most have been exposed to in terms of innovative employment and community inclusion.”
“A fantastic mash-up of agriculture and disability rights documentary. I’m excited about the conversations this film with spark about inclusion.”
“An opportunity for viewers to consider the power of community connections to foster and support meaningful employment.”
“A moving journey through innovative food production, entrepreneurship and inclusion.”
“A refreshing example of a social enterprise that leverages community buyin as a way to showcase and promote diverse talent.”
“Captivating and inspiring.”
“The film is a breath of fresh air – inspiring, heartwarming and joyful.”
“A compelling and timely story that enhances the Wyoming narrative and promotes engaged and inclusive communities.”
“An inspiring example of the value and contributions that people with disabilities bring to the workplace and the transformation that occurs in people’s lives when they are fully integrated as contributing members of the community.”
Now on PBS
We’re excited to announce that our film is being broadcast across the nation on PBS stations this summer. Check your local listings.
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