ADA Information and Special Requests

Miami ADA Accessibility General Information

OUTshine proactively supports and advocates ADA accessibility guidelines.

OUTshine is committed to making its programs and facility accessible to everyone. It is the policy of OUTshine to maintain a working environment and a program exhibition environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination. OUTshine is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Host sites presenting programs are required to be in compliance with ADA guidelines.

For Specific Accommodations and Special Requests

If you have a specific accommodation request, please contact our office at least 72 hours in advance so that we have ample time to work to accommodate you and provide the best possible service.

Website / Program Accessibility

On our website we post approved ADA symbols indicating each host venue's accessibility.

The Festival provides each host venue with program notes in a minimum of 16-point type, and can provide enlarged program notes upon request to individuals with impaired vision.

Each season the comprehensive program booklet is linked to the Festival website and may be viewed by patrons on their home computers. In this way, based on personal requirements, the program booklet can be accessed to accommodate people with vision or other physical impairment.

Parking Accessibility

Limited accessible parking is available at theaters and venues

Transportation

Bus Accessibility

All Miami Beach and City of Miami buses are ADA accessible, and drivers are trained to assist those with disabilities. City of Miami also offers door-to-door paratransit service for passengers who are unable to use the fixed-route service. Guests requiring this service must apply at least two weeks prior to the Festival.

For further information about paratransit service and for an ADA Eligibility Application, contact http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/contact.asp

Trip Planning & Customer Service
English / Español / Kreyòl
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sundays & Holidays, Closed
305-891-3131

TTY Users
(deaf or hard of hearing)
305-499-8971

Limo Accessible Services

Private accessible limo services are also available. For more information please contact directly
http://aventuralimo.com/our-fleet/mv-1-luxury-paratransit-vehicle.html
Aventura Worldwide Transportation Service - 800-944-9886

Hearing Impaired

If you have a specific accommodation request, including American Sign Language interpretation or need an Assistive Listening Device please contact our office at least 5 days in advance so that we have ample time to accommodate you.

Miami and City of Miami Beach

Don't let a disability keep you from enjoying the OUTshine Film Festival and all that goes on around it.

Enjoy Miami Beach! The City of Miami Beach offers both manual and motorized beach wheelchairs for FREE to assist those who are mobility impaired to enjoy our beautiful beaches. For more information visit http://web.miamibeachfl.gov/publicworks/ada/scroll.aspx?id=30186

Miami is home to one of the world's foremost adaptive marine and recreation centers, Shake-A-Leg Miami. Shake a leg provides water-sports opportunities year-round for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities. During the Festival, you can enjoy sailing and kayaking and you can make your Festival experience that much more enjoyable by participating with Shake-A-Leg Miami while you're in town. For more information visit http://www.shakealegmiami.org

Special Requests or Questions

Contact information for ADA related questions:
Executive Director - Victor Gimenez | victor@outshinefilm.com
Festival office - 305-751-6305

Ft. Lauderdale ADA Accessibility General Information

OUTshine proactively supports and advocates ADA accessibility guidelines.

OUTshine is committed to making its programs and facility accessible to everyone. It is the policy of OUTshine to maintain a working environment and a program exhibition environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination. OUTshine is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Host sites presenting programs are required to be in compliance with ADA guidelines.

For Specific Accommodations and Special Requests

If you have a specific accommodation request, please contact our office at least 72 hours in advance so that we have ample time to work to accommodate you and provide the best possible service.

Website / Program Accessibility

On our website we post approved ADA symbols indicating each host venue's accessibility.

The Festival provides each host venue with program notes in a minimum of 16-point type, and can provide enlarged program notes upon request to individuals with impaired vision.

Each season the comprehensive program booklet is linked to the Festival website and may be viewed by patrons on their home computers. In this way, based on personal requirements, the program booklet can be accessed to accommodate people with vision or other physical impairment.

Parking Accessibility

Limited accessible parking is available at theaters and venues.

Transportation

Bus Accessibility

All Ft. Lauderdale buses are ADA accessible, and drivers are trained to assist those with disabilities. Ft. Lauderdale also offers door-to-door paratransit service for passengers who are unable to use the fixed-route service. Guests requiring this service must apply prior to the Festival.

For further information about paratransit service please call customer service
954-357-8400
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
http://www.broward.org/BCT/Riders/Pages/Paratransit.aspx

Limo Accessible Services

Private accessible limo services are also available. For more information please contact directly http://aventuralimo.com/our-fleet/mv-1-luxury-paratransit-vehicle.html Aventura Worldwide Transportation Service - 800-944-9886

Hearing Impaired

If you have a specific accommodation request, including American Sign Language interpretation or need an Assistive Listening Device please contact our office at least 5 days in advance so that we have ample time to accommodate you.

Ft. Lauderdale and Broward County

Don't let a disability keep you from enjoying the OUTshine Film Festival and all that goes on around it.

Enjoy the beach! Hollywood Beach's Boardwalk is extremely accessible, with beach wheelchairs for public use at the lifeguard stations, centrally located accessible parking, and mobi-mats to get wheelchairs on the beach.
For more information visit http://www.visithollywoodfl.org/ada_information.aspx

Just 2 1/2 hours west of Ft. Lauderdale, in Naples Florida you can visit Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Home to a 2.25 mile wheelchair accessible boardwalk. Wind through a 13,000 acre Preserve which is home to the largest remaining stand of old growth bald cypress in North America.
For more information visit http://corkscrew.audubon.org

Special Requests or Questions

Contact information for ADA related questions:
Executive Director - Victor Gimenez | victor@outshinefilm.com
Festival office - 305-751-6305