ReelFilms – Deej

February 20, 2019
Edwards Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24 & RPX
3839 Weslayan Street | Houston, TX 77027
Contact: Britt RPX Davis
Phone: (713) 986-7808
Times: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission: FREE – Register at Eventbrite
Area of Town: Upper Kirby/Greenway Plaza
Free Admission: Yes

DJ Savarese (“Deej”) finds comfort in words, as expressed by his poetry belying his high school senior standing. Yet he only “speaks” through a text-to-voice synthesizer. Adopted by a loving and supportive family, Deej grows up to navigate the college admissions process as a young adult on the autistic spectrum, while confronting obstacles to inclusion. Deej is currently a Open Society Foundations Youth Exchange/Human Rights Initiative Fellow, working to make literacy-based education, communication, and inclusive lives a reality for all nonspeaking people. Featured Collaborating Partner: Avondale House