Special Q&A from the filmmaker and screening of The Reason I Jump at the Palace Cinema – The Isle Of Thanet

The reason I jump to the Palace cinema

A special event will take place at the Palace Cinema in Broadstairs next week with a Q&A filmmaker.

Producer Stevie Lee and part of the creative team behind The Reason I Jump will be in theaters Tuesday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m. The film will then be screened at 8:15 p.m.

Harbor Street Cinema, run by Corinna Downing and Simon Ward, finally reopened last month after Covid’s long shutdown.

Corinna said: “We are very happy to welcome film producer Stevie Lee with other members of the creative team to the Palace to share a behind-the-scenes look at the process of adapting the fantastic book The Reason I Jump. in a fantastic movie. “

The team will answer questions such as what were the particular production decisions to be made for this unique project? How was the process of creating a film made up of the lives of individuals in so many different places around the world, including Broadstairs?

The 12A rated film is an immersive documentary offering the opportunity to see the world through the eyes of an autistic person. Now a winner of worldwide awards, this wonderful film is based on the best-selling book by young autistic teenager Naoki Higashida and explores neurodiversity by combining the revealing descriptions of autism with the warm, compassionate portraits of five young people. A young boy walks an epic landscape, slowly discovering what his autism means to him, how his view of the world differs, and why he acts the way he does – the reason he jumps – and why not be able to speak does not. means there is nothing to say.

Reservation on www.thepalacecinema.co.uk

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