Advocacy Club Film


We had a successful screening with Reelabilities Toronto in May 2023.


We have a screening with the 18th Deafblind International World Conference in Ottawa on July 26th at 7 pm. 

Please view the agenda here:


If you are a member of the Deaf-Blind community or an ally, we can make arrangements to give you a copy of the film for free. Please ensure that Michael McNeely always is credited as director of the film.


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Michael McNeely

Michael McNeely is the first Deaf-Blind student to graduate from Osgoode Hall Law School.

He has taught advocacy skills at the Canadian Helen Keller Centre, delivered lectures on accommodations and accessibility to numerous post-secondary institutions, is the director of “Advocacy Club”, is an accredited and published film critic, and is an accessibility advocate who works with those in the film, theatre and transportation industries to help improve their accessibility practices.

Michael has served on the board of directors for Sensity, is a former member of Toronto’s Accessibility Advisory Committee. He is also a former high school teacher.

He currently works for the Department of Justice as a lawyer and hopes to make more films soon. His next two projects are a slasher/comedy and a documentary on a historical figure who is Deaf-Blind.

Portrait of Michael

Moments from "Advocacy Club"

Other Projects

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