OUTSIDE THE CITY
Dinner & a Movie
Presented by The Woods Hole Film Festival
February 2, 2013
The 2013 season of the Woods Hole Film Festival Winter Film Series Dinner & a Movie continues on February 2nd with a screening of the documentary, THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA.
The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Shining a spotlight on the latest scientific and psychological research, the film also highlights the work of Drs. Sally and Bennet Shaywitz, co-founders and co-directors of the Yale Center of Dyslexia and Creativity to illuminate the hidden origins and implications of dyslexia. Proving that dyslexia is a neurological issue and not a character flaw. The Big Picture beautifully illustrates that while the condition is an obstacle, it also carries some unique advantages, and ultimately can be overcome. Documentary Feature by James Redford.