March 28, 2011

   Screening at 3 p.m. at the Ball State University’ Arts and Journalism building, room 175. The address is 2000

University Avenue, Muncie, IN 47306.

The office of Disabled Student Development  is sponsoring the event and it is celebration of “Women’s Week 2011.”

Professor Najma H. Javed who knew Miya when she was a little girl will be present for the Q&A session following the screening.


From the last week of October 2010 through the end of December 2010

    SFGOVTV’s  (Channel 78) Superfest 2010 Showcase:

Achievement Award film  recipient “Miya of the Quiet Strength” is being played on Saturdays at 3 p.m., Sundays at 5 p.m., Mondays at 8 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 a.m., and Fridays at 5 p.m.

June 4, 2010

    Screening at 3:40 p.m. at the Gaia Arts Center, 2120 Allston Way, downtown Berkeley, as part of the Culture/Disability/Talent International Superfest, a festival dedicated to films made by disabled people or about disabled people.

Director Daniel Julien, other crew members and Sonya and Renato Rodolfo-Sioson will be present for the Q&A session following the screening.

October 18, 2009

     Screening at 2:45 p.m. at the Historic Malco Theater, 819 Central Avenue in downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas, as part of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, a major festival dedicated to documentaries from around the world.

Director Daniel Julien will be present for the Q&A session following the screening.

October 13, 2009

    Screening at 5 p.m. at Merritt College, 12500 Campus Drive, in Oakland, California, as part of the Oakland International Film Festival.

Director Daniel Julien and Miya’s mother, Sonya Rodolfo-Sioson, will be present for the Q&A session following the screening.

July 18, 2009

    Screening at 4 p.m. as part of the Iowa Independent Film Festival in Clear Lake, Iowa. Director Daniel Julien and cameraperson Janelle Smith will be present for the Q&A session following the screening.

View photos from the Festival

May 3, 2009

    Screening at 7 p.m. as part of the Conscientious Projector Film Series held by the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists. Q&A session with director Daniel Julien, Miya’s mother, Sonya, and her attendant, Kelley, to follow screening. Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Location: 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709

Time: 7p.m.

Tickets: Free (donations appreciated)

April 13, 2009

    Screening at 7 p.m. in Ames, Iowa (Miya’s home town). Filmmaker Daniel Julien and participants in the film will be present for a Q&A session.

Location: Ames High School Auditorium

Time: 7p.m.

Tickets: Free with suggested donation of $6 (proceeds shared with Whirlwind Wheelchair International)

April 12, 2009

    Iowa City, Iowa premiere. A Q&A session with the film's director, Daniel Julien and members of the UI/Iowa City community who appear in the film will follow.

Location: Buchanan Auditorium in the Pappajohn

                Building on University of Iowa Campus.

Time: 7p.m.

Other events leading up to the premiere include:

  1. *Brown-Bag Luncheon at the Women’s Resource & Action Center on April 8 at noon. They will also have a photo exhibit on display April 1-25.

  2. *Commemorative ceremony before the steps of the UI Old Capitol Building on April 10th at noon. Ann Rhodes will be featured speaker in a ceremony to honor and acknowledge the passing of Miya Rodolfo-Sioson on December 3, 2008. A procession to lay a wreath at the T. Anne Cleary Walkway will close the ceremony. Sioson family members and UI friends will be in attendance along with film director, Daniel Julien.

  3. *Please look for us on the Iowa City pedestrian mall in April. Miya of the Quiet Strength t-shirts and buttons will be available.

March 29, 2009

    Encore screening at the El Cerrito Speakeasy Theater on Sunday, March 29 at 2 P.M. Q&A with the filmmakers to follow show. Theater is accessible by BART and AC Transit and is also wheelchair accessible.

Location: 10070 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530

Tickets: $6 at the door

January 4, 2009

   Film premiere at the Parkway Speakeasy Theater in Oakland, California on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 2 P.M. Q&A with the filmmaker to follow screening. Show will be held in theater #1, which is wheelchair accessible.

Location: 1834 Park Blvd. Oakland, CA 94606

View photos from the Premiere