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The Reason I Jump

Sun 18 September at 4:00 pm - 5:25 pm

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One event on Sun 18 September 2022, at 4:00 pm

$14

Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, THE REASON I JUMP is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. The film blends Higashida’s revelatory insights into autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate portraits of five remarkable young people. It opens a window for audiences into an intense and overwhelming, but often joyful, sensory universe.

Moments in the lives of each of the characters are linked by the journey of a young Japanese boy through an epic landscape; narrated passages from Naoki’s writing reflect on what his autism means to him and others, how his perception of the world differs, and why he acts in the way he does: the reason he jumps.

The film distils these elements into a sensually rich tapestry that leads us to Naoki’s core message: not being able to speak does not mean there is nothing to say.

Classification M – Occasional coarse language
Duration 82 mins
Tickets $14 (Transaction charges may apply)

Details

Date:
Sun 18 September
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Cost:
$14
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cowraciviccentre.com/Whats-On/Whats-On/All-Events/The-Reason-I-Jump

Other

Local government area
Cowra
Artforms
Screen
Source
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
civiccentre@cowra.nsw.gov.au

Venue

Cowra Civic Centre
104 Darling Street
Cowra, NSW 2794 Australia
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Phone:
(02) 6340 2130
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