Jason DaSilva was 25 years old and a rising independent filmmaker when a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis changed everything — and inspired him to make another film.

Filmmaker-subjects Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook of the POV documentary When I Walk and disability arts expert Amanda Cachia are taking your questions pursuing a full and creative life while living with multiple sclerosis or while facing other disabilities.

Join the chat on Twitter and ask the filmmakers questions by tweeting with the hashtag #docchat. The chat will be live on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from 7-9 PM ET (4-6 PM PT).

Here is an overview of the event:

When: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from 7-9 PM ET (4-6 PM PT). If you can’t make it, you can send in your questions ahead of time by using the hashtag #docchat or in a comment below.

Who: Filmmaker-subjects Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook will be tweeting from @wheniwalk and @axsmap. Disability arts expert Amanda Cachia will be tweeting from @AmandaCachia2. POV will be moderating from @povdocs.

How: To submit a question, send a tweet with the hashtag #docchat from a Twitter account, or leave a comment below if you don’t have an account. To follow the conversation, search the hashtag #docchat on Twitter. You can also bookmark this post and return on Wednesday, June 25 to view an archived transcript of the conversation.

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On June 23, 2014 at 10 PM, POV will present the national broadcast premiere of When I Walk on PBS (Check local listings). The film will be available for streaming on the POV website from June 24 to July 23, 2014.

For updates on the 2014 season of POV, subscribe to POV’s documentary blog, like POV on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @povdocs.

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.