2022 ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver

Spectrum: A Story of the Mind + Post Film Chat

Expired May 9, 2021 5:30 AM
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Synopsis: An inventive animated and live action documentary about autism and sensory perception. Featuring Temple Grandin

Content Warning: Photo Sensitive Viewers - This film contains moments of bright, fast flashes and moving colors.

Image Description: Cartoon drawing- Looking through the windshield of a purple car driving past out of focus buildings. A caucasian woman with brown hair and a green collared shirt is sitting behind the steering wheel with her hands at 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock. She is looking to her right, our left, at a young child in a yellow shirt with a red neck kerchief, light brown hair, sitting in the front passenger seat. The child is looking up and to their left at the woman driving.

Sponsored by: Jane E Rosenbaum

Community Partners:

Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving Colorado. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to vulnerable individuals and families. JFS offers a variety of programs to help those in need navigate life’s challenges through integrated support. The full continuum of care includes helping older adults stay supported, connected, and engaged as they age while maintaining a high quality of life; providing quality mental health counseling and case management to children, adults, immigrants, and refugees; offering training, job placement, and community enrichment to people with disabilities; and providing housing stability, employment support, and food security to individuals and families. Every year, the agency serves thousands of individuals and impacts more than 25,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities.

LOGO DESCRIPTION: Blue & grey text: Jewish Family Service - Jewish Disabilities Advocates

Firefly Autism is a non-profit organization with a mission to transform the lives of children and adults on the autism spectrum. They do this by partnering with families and creating life-long relationships through thoughtful, innovative, empirical learning treatment programs. Their programming decisions are guided by their expertise in child development, the principles of applied behavior analysis, and the importance of functional applied skills. Firefly Autism has been Colorado's leader in autism support and treatment since 2003. 

LOGO DESCRIPTION: Neon green text: Firefly Autism, with four green and blue fireflies surrounding text.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    24 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Producer
    Jill Jones, Brent Yontz
  • Cinematographer
    Brent Yontz
  • Composer
    Frederik Wiedmann