Phil Demers, an eccentric free spirit, becomes an unexpectedly popular trainer at Niagara Falls’ Marineland after forming a bond with the park’s first walrus, Smooshi. For the next decade Demers cares for Smooshi and other animals in...
THE REASON I JUMP
Based on the groundbreaking book written by Naoki Higashida when he was only 13 years old, this extraordinary film takes viewers on a sonic dive into the interior worlds and fascinating daily experience of the lives of five nonverbal autistic young people. Luminous and exquisitely wrought, this sensitive and empathic multi-portrait offers a highly cinematic portal into a rich human experience that will be new, profound, and illuminating for many. Winner: Sundance Film Festival
Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director Jerry Rothwell, subject Benjamin McGann, subject Emma Budway, immediately following the film.
Nov 11 - Nov 19