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Film and Fine Art- ReelAbilities OPENING NIGHT
Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
Fairfax, VA
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FILM:

THE REASON I JUMP
Jerry Rothwell | 82 min. | English | US, UK | 2020 | Documentary
The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, the film blends Higashida's revelatory insights into autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate portraits of five remarkable young people. It opens a window for audiences into an intense and overwhelming, but often joyful, sensory universe. The film distils elements from each character into a sensually rich tapestry that leads us to Naokis core message: not being able to speak does not mean there is nothing to say.

Post Film Discussion
Q&A with Ben McGann and Emma Budway, two of the people featured in the film.


ART:

Opening Night Art Sale
Twenty-six-year-old Amrit Khurana is an artist from Noida, India and one of the non-verbal adults highlighted in The Reason I Jump.  Her artwork speaks to her perspective of everyday people doing e veryday activities. Her sense of composition and use of a distinct color palette touches the soul and transcends what we think we see into a world of sublime fantasy. Original signed, matted art will be for sale on opening night. Proceeds ensure Khurana's future, as well as providing support for others with disabilities.

Exhibition - January 16 - March 3, 2023 at the Pozez JCC Bodzin Art Gallery
Artism® - Seeing the World Through the Prismatic Lens of Autism by artist, Lee Jaworek
Impressionist and abstract acrylic paintings as well as giclee on canvas and paper.  "Lee is such a superbly talented and visionary transformer. - F. Lennox Campello, art critic and curator
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Date
Feb 02, 2023 7:00 PM



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Location

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (View)
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
United States

Categories

Arts > Multidisciplinary
Arts > Visual
Film > Festivals
Film > Foreign
Film > Movies

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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