Thursday, October 19, 2017
Film - Documentary | October 19 | 5-7 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
Disability Studies Research Cluster, HIFIS
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. The documentary film Deej, with its insider view of autism, challenges us all to live inclusion. Abandoned by his birth parents and unable to speak for himself, DJ Savarese ("Deej") found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a tect-to-voice synthesizer. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of... More >
Film - Documentary | October 19 | 6-8:15 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall | Note change in location
From French-Algerian visionary Merzak Allouache, Berlinale 2017 pick INVESTIGATING PARADISE is a manifold treatise in what it means to be "radicalized."
Film - Feature | October 19 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
New York City, imposing and anonymous, serves as the visual counterpoint to Akermans reading of her own mothers letters in this personal, gorgeously photographed film. With short La chambre.