Film Showcase featuring “A SynapTic Adventure: Tourette’s and Beyond” and Panel

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With a mission of empowering, educating and funding global independent and student filmmakers, Haydenfilms Institute is proud to announce the screening of “A SynapTic Adventure: Tourette’s and Beyond” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at TEK Park in Breinigsville, Pa.

Directed by local filmmaker and musician, Stephen Dijoseph, “A SynapTic Adventure” is a short documentary exploring his personal journey with Tourettes and demonstrates the way that living with the syndrome has inspired his creative mind. The long term goal is to gain the support of the community, and turn the short film into an educational series to raise awareness for the Tourette community to the world in a new creative way through the power of music, film, and ‘synaptic adventures’.

Also at the event will be a panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Melillo, one of the most respected specialists in childhood neurological disorders in America.The event is free and open to the public from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Building One of Tek Park located at located at 9999 Hamilton Boulevard in Breinigsville, Pa. — about 10 minutes north of Kutztown University.

Haydenfilms Institute will be announcing their fiscal sponsorship with Dijoseph and “A SynapTic Adventure” through the launch of a crowdsourcing campaign. Through a series of productions, Haydenfilms has a goal of creating a great experience for the audience and encourages everyone in the area to get involved during the campaign. To learn more about how you or your business can get involved, please e-mail Melissa LaRosa at mlarosa@haydenfilmsinstitute.org or visit our event page on Facebook.

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