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“I Am Greta” Post-Screening Conversation with Adults on the Spectrum, 11/22/20, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET
11/22/2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Free
DESCRIPTION: AANE will be offering free access to the film “I Am Greta” along with hosting a post-screening conversation with adults on the autism spectrum who have followed their passion!
The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling footage in this intimate documentary from Swedish director Nathan Grossman. Starting with her one-person school strike for climate action outside the Swedish Parliament, Grossman follows Greta – a shy student with Asperger’s, in her rise to prominence and her galvanizing global impact as she sparks school strikes around the world. The film culminates with her extraordinary wind-powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City.
Today, her #FridaysforFuture movement has organized climate strikes on every continent except Antarctica. As she tells the UN, “The world is waking up, and change is coming whether you like it or not.”
WHEN: This is a two-part opportunity:
- Friday, November 20 – Sunday, November 22, 2020- View the Movie – The movie “I Am Greta” will be available for viewing for 72 hours, between 12:01 AM ET, Friday, November 20 through 11:59 PM ET Sunday, November 22. A link and password to watch the film will be sent out starting on Thursday, November 19. (Please note that the link will expire at 11:59 PM ET Sunday, November 22, regardless of if you have finished watching the film).
- Sunday, November 22, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET -Join the Discussion with a Panel of Adults on the Spectrum – AANE will be hosting a post-screening discussion with adults on the autism spectrum who have followed their passions and you may attend regardless of watching the film.
WHERE: Movie screening platform to be announced and Panel Discussion is online via Zoom
HOST: Nancy Parker
REGISTRATION: Advanced registration is required. Registration includes both the free “I Am Greta” screening and the post-screening conversation on November 22. It is only necessary to register once. You will receive the link and password to the movie screening starting on November 19, 2020.
SUGGESTED DONATION: Cost is free. If you are able, please consider a $15 donation to AANE to help us continue to provide services to the Asperger/autism community.
CODES OF CONDUCT: Participants at AANE events are expected to act respectfully toward other participants and group facilitators. AANE reserves the right to deny admission to and/or ask individual participants to leave an event. For more information see FAQS.
TECHNICAL SUPPORT: The online platform for the event/program will be listed in the confirmation email from AANE. For assistance with Zoom, please visit the Zoom Help Center prior to the event to become familiar with the platform.