FREE EVENT! Teresa Ramsby, a former board member and mom of Michael, has generously offered her time and talent to host a viewing of some Sproutflix films. She has curated several short films for our viewing pleasure. Please join us to view some awesome films, enjoy some refreshments provided by the DSRG and meet some really great folks.
Here is a brief description of the videos:
Kill Off (15 minutes) - a young woman with Down syndrome just wants to dance (“krump”) and she finds an ally who understands her - preview
Being Seen (16 minutes) - the perspectives of adults in a residential setting and of their parents - preview
Bread Makers (11 minutes) - adults with DS make the bread at a bakery in Scotland - preview
Filters (10 minutes) - a young woman with DS admires a social influencer and struggles with social biases as she tries to get a job - preview
Jacob’s Turn (8 minutes) - Jacob is boy with DS who wants to play tee-ball and needs his community’s help - preview
Against These Walls (3 minutes) - Cam Lasley is a rap artist with DS and he performs his song - preview
Please RSVP to me at Joyce.Leckey@gmail.com with the number attending so that we can provide enough refreshments.
This event will take place at the Jericho Bureau for Exceptional Children, 537 Northampton St. in Holyoke, in the Celebration Center, ample parking available.
We can’t wait to see you!