Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Connecticut Film Festival Kicks Off with Dislecksia: The Movie

Rod Webber

The CT Film Festival Kicks Off with "Dislecksia: The Movie"

Tonight, The Connecticut Film Festival kicks off in Danbury. Featuring more than 60 films, and jam-packed with film industry workshops and panels, this year’s event (from April 6th to 10th) is sure to be a memorable one.
Festival director, Tom Carruthers says, “every film we’re showing is going to strike a nerve, summoning emotions that viewers may not have felt in years.”

Opening Night, begins at The Palace Theatre with Dislecksia: The Movie, the thought provoking and educational film by Harvey Hubbell. The comic documentary, explores Dyslexia, brain science, educational breakthroughs and the hurdles that are blocking advancements in information of this learning deficiency. There will be post-film discussion and Q&A followed by conversation in the grand lobby of The Palace Theatre when the audience is treated to an upscale film industry cocktail reception to benefit The United Way of Western Connecticut, WeCAHR and Dislecksia: The Movie, sponsored by Union Savings Bank. 

Please visit the festival website for a full schedule of events. We hope to see you there!!

Written by Rod Webber

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