Netflix has today released the trailer for the upcoming documentary feature “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” which has been executively produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.
The documentary has been directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht and won the Sundance Audience Award this year for Best Documentary, as well as being nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. Newnham previously made the documentary “The Rape of Europa” which earnt her a WGA nomination, while “Crip Camp” marks LeBrecht’s directorial debut having had a long career as a sound mixer.
Netflix released the following logline to accompany the new trailer:
“Down the road from Woodstock, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, transforming their lives and igniting a landmark movement. CRIP CAMP is an untold story co-directed by Emmy Award winner Nicole Newnham and film mixer and former camper Jim LeBrecht. Executive producers include President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan, and Oscar nominee Howard Gertler (How to Survive a Plague).”
The documentary is one of many releases for the streaming giants in the month of March, with a mix of new shows set to debut as well as returning favorites. “Crip Camp” will be joined by fellow documentary “Tiger King” in the Netflix library this month, as well as Octavia Spencer’s upcoming limited series “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of C.J. Walker.” The third season of “Ozark” is set to launch at the end of the month, which recently had its trailer released.
Below is the full trailer for “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.” An audio description version of the trailer can be found here.
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The documentary will be released on Netflix on March 25, 2020
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