View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
DEEJ; Screening with Les Cloys
Tannery Arts Center, Courtyard Theater
Santa Cruz, CA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
Date
Oct 13, 2017 2:30 PM



Admission Level Price Quantity
General $10.00 ($11.34 w/service fee) Sales Ended
 
Thank you for attending the Santa Cruz Film Festival!


Event

DEEJ; Screening with Les Cloys
DEEJ
Documentary Feature

Synopsis: Abandoned by his birth parents and presumed incompetent, DJ Savarese (Deej) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a text-to-voice synthesizer. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he confronts the terrors of his past, society's obstacles to inclusion, and the sometimes paralyzing beauty of his own senses. Deej is a story told largely from the inside, by DJ  not by his parents or autism experts.

Director: Robert Rooy was formerly a first assistant director in the mainstream film industry and as such is a veteran of more than forty productions, including LONESOME DOVE, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, MINORITY REPORT and THE WEST WING. He has also worked in more than twenty countries creating media with and for international anti-poverty, human rights and environmental organizations. His encounter with Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, led to producing and directing TO OUR CREDIT, a two-part PBS series that aired in 1998. TO OUR CREDIT was the first in-depth examination of microcredit, an innovative antipoverty strategy, to air in the United States. After a brief additional stint in Hollywood, he resumed the creation of social issue media. On the basis of the latter work, he was recently given a Distinguished Alumnus Award by his undergraduate alma mater, Calvin College.

Les Cloys
Documentary Short film, 9 mins

Synopsis: Four young men in Paris speak their own version of French that brings them closer together, even as they feel separated from the rest of Parisian society.

Location

Tannery Arts Center, Courtyard Theater (View)
1060 River St. Suite #110
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States

Map is loading...

Categories

Film > Festivals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR