La Casa Linda

Battling to keep her family together, a disabled New Mexico mother starts a revolution in disabilities rights. But winning the right to live independently is just the beginning of a lifelong journey for Linda Pedro as she builds a home, then leads a campaign to protect the community she loves.

  • Fred Woods
  • Fred Woods
  • Fred Woods Productions
  • Linda Pedro
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 22, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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    HD video
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Director Biography - Fred Woods

Director Fred Woods has been an attorney, political consultant and film and video producer. Two of his television spots have won Best of Broadcasting awards from the New England Broadcasting Association and his short-form historical documentaries have been incorporated into exhibits by the National Park Service. With La Casa Linda he goes back several decades to revisit a disability rights case he tried as an attorney in New Mexico. He introduces Linda Pedro, a young woman in a wheelchair whose courage and determination brought about profound changes in health care and in the way we think about disabilities.

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