“When I Walk” Film Screening and Discussion
Mr. DaSilva will present his film “When I Walk,” a poignant autobiographical journey of the young filmmaker after his diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.
– Official Selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
– Best Canadian Feature, HotDocs 2013
Presented by Jason DaSilva, Filmmaker, Producer, Director
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
9:30 AM – NOON (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)
Registration is recommended.
“The Reel” Cinema
Lower Level, Howard Gittis Student Center South
To view a trailer of the film: www.wheniwalk.com
Mr. DaSilva has been a prolific filmmaker, directing four short films: OLIVIA’S PUZZLE, premiered at the 2003 Sundance Festival and qualified for an Academy Award; A SONG FOR DANIEL; TWINS OF MANKALA; and FIRST STEPS; and two feature-length documentary films: LEST WE FORGET and WHEN I WALK. Three of his films have had national broadcasts on PBS, HBO, and CBC. He also produced “Shocking and Awful,” a film installation on the anti-Iraq war movement, exhibited at the 2006 Whitney Biennial. Jason earned a Masters in Fine Arts in Applied Media Arts from Emily Carr University.