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Film Falmouth: Deej

Woods Hole Film Festival
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Documentary Feature by Robert Rooy, 2017, USA, 72 min.
SUNDAY, April 8, 2018 • 7 p.m.
(NOTE: This event is on SUNDAY)

Abandoned by his birth parents and presumed incompetent, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a text-to-voice synthesizer. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he confronts the terrors of his past, society's obstacles to inclusion, and the sometimes paralyzing beauty of his own senses. Deej is a story told largely from the inside, by DJ – not by his parents or autism experts.

Now in its third year, Film Falmouth is a monthly series of independent film presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival at Falmouth Academy. Screenings are held in Morse Hall at Falmouth Academy located at 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth. The selections include films from the Woods Hole Film Festival, as well as independent films curated specifically for the series. The series is part of an effort by the Woods Hole Film Festival to offer year round independent film programming to supplement the annual summer Festival.

Tickets are $14 per person, $12, for members, $10 for students and veterans and are available online or at the door of Falmouth Academy. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information about the series or to learn more about the Woods Hole Film Festival, log on to woodsholefilmfestival.org or call (508) 495-3456.