2e: Twice Exceptional Documentary
Julie Skolnick and With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC in partnership with SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) bring you Tom Ropelewski's award winning documentary: 2e: Twice Exceptional. Winner of "Best Documentary Feature" award at its debut at the Richmond International Film Festival, and winner of over 10 other awards best film awards.
2e: Twice Exceptional follows the personal journeys of a unique group of high school students in Los Angeles who have been identified as "twice exceptional" gifted or highly gifted individuals with learning disabilities or differences. They are geniuses, mavericks and dreamers Malcolm Gladwell's budding "outliers."
Featuring illuminating and thought-provoking interviews with students, parents, teachers, psychologists and therapists. "They vex their parents. They are often considered "at risk" but they may very well grow up to change the world if they are given the chance to demonstrate and develop their abilities."
"2e: Twice Exceptional is an honest, up-close look at what it's like to be or to be the parent or teacher of a young person who's both gifted and coming to terms with a learning difference. Essential viewing for anyone interested in understanding where our next generation of game-changing outliers may be coming from."
Steven Kotler, New York Times best-selling author of The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance
Silver Spring Civic Center (View)
8525 Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|