Film Screenings: Yuji Oka/Stephanie Gottlob
Date: Monday, March 20, 2017
Location: Schulz Lecture Hall, 220 Sullivant Hall
Host: Nisonger Center & Department of Dance
Scholars/artists Yuji Oka and Stephanie Gottlob visit the Department of Dance for a film showing of A Miracle Child and Polarities followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers.
A Miracle Child is a 50 minute documentary that chronicles story of Aidan, an eleven year-old boy with Cerebral palsy. Filmed over 2 years, the documentary not only shows Aidan’s motor progress but also the many facets of his life with his family and the special needs community.
Polarities is about two millennials who are learning about somatic bodymind methods for the first time.
Free and open to the public.
The Nisonger Center is also hosting free public film screenings followed by Q&A with the filmmakers of A Miracle Child and Jordyn's Rocky Journey as part of their Topics in Developmental Disabilities Series on March 20 at 4-5:30 p.m. in 230 McCampbell Hall. Jordyn's Rocky Journey is about a 13 year-old boy with autism who is learning how to express himself for the first time.
For more information visit the Department of Dance.