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What good is a media alert delivered 4 days late via google alert when the event was held this afternoon?:

Screen Actors Guild Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ADA

**MEDIA ALERT***

Screen Actors Guild Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ADA

Screening of "Sympathy for Delicious"

Part of Daylong ADA Anniversary Celebration at Los Angeles City Hall

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Event: Monday, July 26 – Los Angeles City Hall

What:
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Screen Actors Guild Affirmative Action & Diversity will host its inaugural "Dare to Be Diverse" Screening Series with the film
Sympathy for Delicious
, starring Christopher Thornton, Mark Ruffalo, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom and Laura Linney, written by Christopher Thornton and directed by Mark Ruffalo. A Q&A will follow moderated by actor Ron Livingston.

Sympathy for Delicious
is a drama about recently paralyzed DJ "Delicious" Dean as he battles the mean streets of Los Angeles to resurrect his career. The character is portrayed by the film's writer/producer, Christopher Thornton, who also has paraplegia as a result of a 1992 rock-climbing accident.

Who:
Mark Ruffalo (actor/director,
Sympathy for Delicious
)

Ron Livingston (actor,
Music Within
,
Dinner for Schmucks
,
Band of Brothers
)

Christopher Thornton (actor/writer/producer,
Sympathy for Delicious
)

RJ Mitte (actor,
Breaking Bad
)

Geri Jewell (actor,
Deadwood, The Facts of Life
)

Heidi Levitt (casting director,
Sympathy for Delicious
)

Rebecca Yee (SAG National Director of Affirmative Action & Diversity and Senior EEO Counsel)

When:
Monday, July 26, 2 p.m. screening; Q&A to follow.

The screening and Q&A are part of a daylong ADA anniversary celebration at Los Angeles City Hall that begins at noon, in the third floor rotunda, a ceremony will feature the following scheduled guests: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City Controller Wendy Greuel, City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, Council President Eric Garcetti, and Councilmembers Tony Cardenas, Janice Hahn, Tom LaBonge, Jan Perry, and Bill Rosendahl.

Where
:
Los Angeles City Hall, John Ferraro Council Chamber, 3rd Floor, Room 340, 200 North Spring Street, Downtown Los Angeles.
A little late but I'm impressed with the screening of SFD in conjunction with the anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. And it's more exposure for SFD.

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