FEBRUARY 1 | 6–8 PM | KEEP THE CHANGE (94 mins, 2017, Dir: Rachel Israel)

KEEP THE CHANGE (94 mins, 2017, Dir: Rachel Israel)
Center for Media, Culture and History

FRIDAY / FEBRUARY 1 / 5:30–8 PM / NYU TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, 721 BROADWAY, ROOM 006

*KEEP THE CHANGE (94 mins, Dir: Rachel Israel)

An offbeat NYC rom-com about an unlikely pair who find that happiness is not about conforming. This film stars non-professional actors on the autism spectrum who worked with the director to create the story and shape the film. Screening followed by discussion with: Director Rachel Israel, and lead actors Brandon Polansky and Samantha Elisofon. Moderator: Janet Grillo (Filmmaker/Associate Arts Professor, NYU UGFTV)

*Winner, Best U.S. Narrative Feature and Best New Director2017 Tribeca Film Festival

CO-SPONSORS: CENTER FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND NYU CONNECTIONS