The 1st Annual Autism Awareness Week in Santa Monica
April 26-28, 2013 at the Miles Memorial Playhouse
This event will mark the beginning of the Paradise Ranch Estates (PRE) Campaign. The event will feature ground breaking professionals in the architectural, fundraising, education and entertainment industries, each speaking about their interest and involvement in PRE, a premiere screening of the documentary “BEAUTIFUL” (2013) and other surprise appearances and performances.
A group of youth and young adults, with and without autism, will share their journey through the first PRE Autism Integration Workshops talking about what it means to find their qualities and sense of self through the art of connection alongside a true friend.
“Through the Heart of Tango” (2012)
Documentary Premiere Screening
March 16, 2013 at the University of Irvine, CA
On April 21, 2012 the first group of ‘friends’ (8 friends, 4 of them with developmental disabilities) together with professional performers took part in Dance Into Unity’s (DIU) Charity Ball dance production “Through the Heart of Tango”. .
The ‘friends’ were trained for several months preceding the event by DIU’s team of professionals. This process was filmed and the documentary premiere took place on March 16, 2013 at the University of Irvine, CA.
“Through the Heart of Tango” on KCAL9 News
April 25, 2012 – Inclusion Films founder, Joey Travolta’s interview on KCAL 9 News (with Bonnie Tiegel, Sr. Executive Producer of Entertainment Tonight) where our project “Through the Heart of Tango” got a great spot!