Seeing the Unseen: a special film presentation

Dear Colleagues and Friends:

I am writing to invite you to participate in a workshop with autism self-advocate Guðlaug Svala Steinunnar Kristjánsdóttir on the morning of Thursday, November 14, 10 am-Noon.

Guðlaug will be traveling to Ottawa from Iceland as part of the “Seeing the Unseen” film screening taking place at Carleton the evening of Friday, November 15. Among other topics, Guðlaug will discuss gender and invisible disability as well as supports we can provide as educators and front-line workers.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by October 31 to Margaret at margaretjansevanrens@cmail.carleton.ca

Please indicate accessibility requests. We will follow-up with location details.

For more details and to register for the free “Seeing the Unseen” screening on Friday, November 15, please visit eventbright:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seeing-the-unseen-official-screening-and-panel-discussion-tickets-76284128883

You can find Guðlaug’s blog here:
https://hlidstaedverold.blog

Please join us on Friday, November 15 at 6 pm for a screening of the film “Seeing the Unseen,” an Icelandic film about women on the autism spectrum (ASD) in Richcraft Hall Theatre (RH 2200) at Carleton University. This film follows several women who find support with others who have similar struggles and experiences. (See trailer link below). A panel including autism self-advocates will follow the screening.

The event is free and open to the public. Please register through the eventbright link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seeing-the-unseen-official-screening-and-panel-discussion-tickets-76284128883

This film contains references to sexual violence. Please note that the film is in Icelandic with English subtitles.

Many thanks to generous event sponsors:
The Icelandic Embassy; The Icelandic Autistic Society; the Communication and Media Studies program in the School of Journalism and Communication; Carleton’s Office of the Dean of Faculty of Public Affairs; and Carleton International.

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