A film about a dyslexic elementary schooler's struggle to make it through the 5th grade.

When: Saturday, March 28, 2009, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 Cota St., S.B. Junior High School, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening


bAd follows the story of John Read as he fights to make it through 5th grade. With moments of heightened realism and stunning cinematography, members of the audience are placed inside the mind of a dyslexic child like never before. The story is a tale of triumph with a message that needs to be heard.

Writer/director Vincenzo Giammanco was once a student with dyslexia. Giammanco achieved the academic skills, confidence, and creativity necessary to succeed in school and in life. Giammanco and a panel of educational experts will be at the premiere of bAd to discuss dyslexia and other learning variations.

Presented to you by Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes and the Dyslexia Awareness Resource Center.

Phone: 805-564-1854

Event posted Feb. 19, 2009
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010


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