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NOV 12th 2017 "Through Our Eyes" Film Screening at the Sugar Grove Library

Date: Sunday, November 12th  2:00pm-4:00pm.
Address: 125 Municipal Dr, Sugar Grove, IL 60554   (Meeting Room C)
Please join us for a special screening and presentation of "Through Our Eyes: Living with Asperger's."

This highly viewed and reviewed documentary explores what it means to live with Asperger's with interviews, medical information and personal commentary.   Filmmaker and writer Alyssa Huber is local to the community, and has provided a voice for "Aspies" around the world.

Please join us to see the film, meet the filmmaker, and enjoy cookies and light refreshments. There will be a presentation and Q&A afterwards. Alyssa Huber and Miranda Naden will be selling their homemade crafts.

Event Type(s): Community-General
Age Group(s): All Ages
Running Time: 50 Minutes (Extended Version)

Detailed info in this article from the Kane County Chronicle.

SUNDAY SEP 25th, 2016 - AliveDoc Fest:
"Through Our Eyes" Showing (50 min version)
Plus Q&A with Alyssa Huber

Sunday @ 11:15am (TIME CHANGED) 2:20PM PDT (plan according to your time zone)
Access to the event is FREE! :)


Note: This is the EXTENDED VERSION of my film, so enter the online screening room when it's showing if you haven't seen it yet!
Come join us to see the film and participate in the Q&A! Any questions you have for me (Alyssa) about autism, the film, or anything related you can tweet to @AlyssaHubFilms with the hashtag #Ask_Alyssa anytime during the film and afterwards, and I will reply when I can today. If you're not on Twitter, you can post them to my film page on Facebook!

The Alive International Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the exhibition of nonfiction cinema.
The Alive Doc is the world's newest documentary film festival.
The mission of the Festival is to discover and promote independent documentaries as well as showcase the best ones from around the world to the audiences.

The Alive Doc team is looking forward to bringing you a diverse, challenging slate of documentaries that will hopefully entertain, educate and inform, challenge, confront and leave you with a memorable, world class experience.

The Alive Doc is a 3 day competitive film festival at the End of September.
This season it will be from 23rd till 25th September, 2016

Film Categories:
Best Documentary Film (51 min and longer)
Best Short Documentary Film (50 min and shorter)
Best Student Documentary Film 

$1000 Category's Winner
Valued Sponsor Prizes

The Alive Doc welcomes documentary filmmakers and film lovers from around the world.
Show the Life as it is.

APR 19th "Through Our Eyes" Showing at the Arcada - Hosted by Mid-Valley Special Ed Co-Op

Location: The Arcada Theater in St. Charles, IL (105 E Main St, Saint Charles, Illinois 60174)
Admission is free, but if you need to register soon to reserve a seat!
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Click here to join the event on Facebook.

If you would like to invite others to the event, you can do so via Facebook, or you can print a flier to post or hand out.

More Info:

Mid-Valley Special Education Cooperative in partnership with The Arcada Theater will be showing "Through Our Eyes: Living with Asperger's."
In this locally-produced documentary, several young adults with Asperger's Syndrome share their stories to show life from their perspective.

This movie is geared towards adults high school and older.

Running time: 50 min.

There will be a Q&A afterwards with the director Alyssa Huber, a film student from Judson University who also has Asperger's.

There will be a raffle!

The theater will be autism friendly.

Admission is free! Just register to reserve a seat at:

MAY 17th, 2016 - May is Mental Health Month: An Evening of Understanding
"Through Our Eyes" Showing (32 min version)

445 East Mitchell Street
Petoskey, MI, 49770
United States

This dynamic two-hour program to recognize May is Mental Health Month will feature poetry and prose readings, and a documentary screening. The event includes:
  • Readings of poems written from interviews with people who have spent their lives in institutions
  • A reading from local author Ellen Whitehead's book Shell Song, about the story of her grandmother, who was institutionalized.
  • Poems by area poets that have been selected for inclusion in the statewide show Creative Minds, Changing Minds sponsored by the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.
  • Screening of the 30-minute documentary, Through Our Eyes, Living with Asperger's, produced by and with youth with Asperger's.

This event is sponsored by North Country Community Mental Health and Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology, with support from ASI Community Center & Park in Bellaire, the Red Sky Stage in Petoskey and the Cheboygan Area District Library.

Come and join us for an evening of understanding. Questions? Contact Yvonne

Friday, May 13th, 6-8pm, ASI Community Center and Park, Bellaire
Tuesday, May 17th, 6-8pm, Red Sky Stage, Petoskey
Wednesday, May 25th, 6-8pm, Cheboygan Area District Library

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MAY 10th "Through Our Eyes" Showing at the Michigan Assisted Living Association Conference (MALA)

Location: Lansing Center in Lansing, MI, (Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 49833)
You must register for a fee in order to attend.
Click here to register.

More Info
I will be speaking and presenting my film "Through Our Eyes: Living with Asperger's" at a conference in Michigan this May. So if you want to hear me speak, meet me in person, and/or get copy of my film, come out to Lansing Michigan!

The name of the event is the Michigan Assisted Living Association Conference (MALA).

May 9-11, 2016
My film showing is the 10th, during the 10:30am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-3:00pm sessions.

Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 49833


Licensees, administrators, home managers, supervisors, team leaders, kitchen managers, life enrichment and activity personnel, admissions directors, marketing and sales staff, quality assurance personnel, human resources directors, trainers, and other professional personnel for adult foster care, homes for the aged, and other assisted living programs. The conference is also designed for social workers and nurses.