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Northshore School District Offers Intelligent Lives Screening November 19

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The Northshore School District will host a free community movie screening of “Intelligent Lives” on November 19, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Woodinville High School Theater. This screening is an opportunity for the community to come together and better understand the challenges faced by students and families whose lives are touched by intellectual disabilities. This is one in a series of community events as the District continues its commitment to equity and an excellent education for all students in alignment with the 2017-2022 strategic plan. 
 
WHAT:
“Intelligent Lives” movie screening
with discussion to follow
 
WHEN:
Monday, Nov. 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Woodinville High School Theater
19819 136th Avenue NE Woodinville, WA 98072
 
From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, the movie stars three pioneering young adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. “Intelligent Lives” challenges what it means to be intelligent and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and community life.
 
Academy Award-winning actor and narrator, Chris Cooper, contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse.
This film is appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Seating is limited. For tickets, please register at www.nsd.org/intelligentlives. If for any reason you’re unable to register online, please Communications at 425-408-7631.

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