DEEJ

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Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD

Sep 24, 2017

DEEJ

A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. In his advocacy on behalf of other nonspeaking autistics, he embraces filmmaking and poetry, and discovers what having a voice can truly mean.

Abandoned by his birth parents and unable to speak for himself, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a tect-to-voice synthesizer. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he confronts the terrors of his past, obstacles to inclusion, and the sometimes paralyzing beauty of his own senses. In his advocacy on behalf of other nonspeaking autistics, he embraces filmmaking and poetry, and discovers what having a voice

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BlackRock Center for the Arts

12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874

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