Crip Camp

Crip Camp shares with insight, humor, and joy the experiences of a group of disabled teenagers and their journey to adulthood and activism, and in doing so, provides an opportunity to delve into this rich and powerful story of disability activism, culture, and history. The curriculum deepens the knowledge and understanding of disability and of disabled people offered in the film.


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 Crip Camp Accessibility Features

Film runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes

Film rating: R for brief nudity, brief language and some sexual references. Common Sense Media rated this film as appropriate for ages 15+.

Curriculum Guide

Lesson 1: Media Literacy: Understanding What You Are Watching (Media Literacy, Film Studies)
Lesson 2: Power and Disability Justice: An Introduction (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 3: Civil Rights, Human Rights and Power (Social Studies, Government, Civics)
Lesson 4: Language Power and Ableism (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 5: The Strategic Use of Power (Social Studies, Government, Civics)

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Discussion Guide

Meet the Directors
Welcome to Camp Jened (About Camp Jened)
Coming Together/Saying Goodbye
Taking to the Streets
Systems That Fail Us
Independent Living
The 504 Sit-In
The Capital Crawl and the American Disability Act
What Is Your Role?
Resources for Further Study

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Sustainable Development Goals

Journeys in Film supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.This curriculum guide connects to the following United Nations SDGs. Learn more about teaching with SDGs.

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