This is a special sensory-friendly screening of the World Cinema Documentary Competition film The Reason I Jump.
The Reason I Jump / United Kingdom (Director: Jerry Rothwell, Producers: Jeremy Dear, Stevie Lee, Al Morrow) Based on the book by Naoki Higashida, this immersive film explores the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people around the world.
Sensory-friendly screenings provide an opportunity for individuals with autism and others to enjoy films in a safe and accepting environment. In order to provide a more comfortable setting for individuals on the autism spectrum, the auditorium will have the lights slightly turned up and the sound slightly turned down. Additionally, audience members are welcome to get up and dance, walk, shout, or sing. A quiet policy will not be enforced at this screening.