best and most beautiful things (described film)

Described screening on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm at The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver | 604-688-8202 | Map

Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for students and seniors with a free companion rate for VocalEye users. The descriptive track for this film will be transmitted through VocalEye’s equipment. Please call 604-688-8202 to reserve your headset and purchase tickets. 

Running time is 90 minutes, followed by a Talk Back with Shawn Marsolais, Executive Director at Blind Beginnings, and Dr. Harry Karlinsky, Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”Helen Keller

Best and Most Beautiful Things is a celebration of outcasts everywhere, following a precocious young blind woman who disappears into quirky obsessions and isolation. With humor and bold curiosity, she chases love and freedom in a surprising, sex-positive community. Join us for the Vancouver premiere of this critically acclaimed documentary.


“Decidedly not a Lifetime movie… Ms. Smith does not fit easily into any box, and neither does this thought-provoking film.” –New York Times Critics’ Pick 

“Best and Most Beautiful Things nails the idea that “normal” is very overrated.”Austin Chronicle

“One of the year’s most touching documentary films.”The Huffington Post

“The film’s overall effect lets the person — not the condition — be the real story, one that’s worth sharing.” Entertainment Weekly

Presented by Frames of Mind, a monthly mental health film series