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‘Captain America’ screens for guests with disabilities through Saturday

A movie screening at MTSU through Saturday night will mark the beginning of a new era for people with disabilities.

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According to the Disability and Access Center, MTSU’s Student Programming and Raider Entertainment will present the university’s first disabled-accessible movie, “Captain America: Civil War,” at 6 and 9 p.m. Sept. 8 and at the same times Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Student Union Theater.

A printable campus map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap.

disability access symbols webThe film will have accessibility features such as closed-captioning for the hearing-impaired and audio description for guests who are visually impaired.

Devices allowing these features will be available in the theater. Beginning with tonight’s screening, all movies played in MTSU Student Union Theater will be accessible to all patrons.

The movies are free with an MTSU ID. For more information about film screenings at MTSU, contact Student Programming and Raider Entertainment, or SPARE, at 615-898-2554 or check the SPARE website.

For more information about MTSU’s services for students with disabilities, contact Sara Read, Disability and Access Center coordinator, at 615-898-2783 or sara.read@mtsu.edu. The center’s website is located here.

— Gina K. Logue (gina.logue@mtsu.edu)