San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
I Am Sam (stylized i am sam) is a 2001 American drama film written and directed by Jessie Nelson, and starring Sean Penn as a father with a developmental disability, Dakota Fanning as his inquisitive seven-year-old daughter, and Michelle Pfeiffer as his lawyer. Jessie Nelson and Kristine Johnson, who co-wrote the screenplay, researched the issues facing adults with developmental disabilities by visiting the non-profit organization L.A. Goal (Greater Opportunities for the Advanced Living). They subsequently cast two actors with disabilities, Brad Silverman and Joe Rosenberg, in key roles.
Admission is FREE and light refreshments will be served! All are welcome!!!
A facilitated discussion led by a DDI professional will follow the movie.
When & Where
Dr. Michael Romas, PhD.
Coordinator of Training and Professional Development