Arts

ReelAbilities Presents: Keep the Change

Monday March 26 9:00pm - 7:00pm

Event Status: Planned

JCC Greater Boston Free
333 Nahanton St
Newton Centre, MA

 

Disability Served: Autism, Brain Injury, Hearing, Intellectual, Mental Health, Physical, Visual

Communities Served: Adult, Family, Teen, Veterans, Youth

Contact:

New England Yachad

Contact Name: Ilana Kruger

Phone: 5512068798

krugeri@ou.org

www.njcd.org/new-england

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Director Rachel Israel, USA, 94 min, Narrative, In English with Open Captions

A rom-com set in a world where no character is typical. David is obsessed with being perceived as “normal”—thanks in part to his parents (Tibor Feldman, The Sopranos, and Jessica Walter, Arrested Development). When David is forced to attend an autism support group, he meets Sarah, who exudes positivity and confidence. But when Sarah goes home to meet David’s family, their romance is challenged. Keep The Change’s cast includes actors on the autism spectrum.

Discussion to follow with actress Samantha Elisofon; Caitlin McInerney, Program Director of Adaptations; and Alex LoPinto, Adaptations and HaDereckh Coordinator, JCC Manhattan Center for Special Needs.

Free admission, Registration recommended.

Co-presented with JCC Greater Boston, Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston, CJP – Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, JVS Boston, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston, New England Yachad, and Boston Jewish Film Festival.

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