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The big picture : rethinking dyslexia

Redford, James, 1962-(film director,, film producer.). Borman, Windy,(film producer.). Pritzker, Karen,(commentator,, producer.). Boies, David,(commentator.). Branson, Richard,(commentator.). Carter-Galvan, Sheree,(commentator.). Cosgrove, Toby, 1940-(commentator.). Galvan, Sebastian,(commentator.). Lucas, Geralyn,(commentator.). Lucas, Skye,(commenator.). Lucas, Tyler,(commentator.). Newsom, Gavin Christopher, 1967-(commentator.). Patten, Bonnie,(commentator.). Redford, Dylan,(commentator.). Redford, Kyle,(commentator.). Shaywitz, Bennett A.,(commentator.). Shaywitz, Sally E.,(commentator.). Schwab, Charles,(commentator.). Schwartz, Allison,(commentator.). Boekelheide, Todd,(composer.). KPJR Films,(production company.). Shadow Creek Films,(production company.). Docurama (Firm),(publisher.). Cinedigm (Firm),(film distributor.).

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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 51 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Docurama Films, [2013]
  • Distributor: [New York, New York] : Distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment Corp., Inc., [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Documentary.
Program content: ©2012.
Sundance Film Festival 2012, special selection; American Film Showcase 2012, official selection.
Formatted Contents Note: Special features: Discovering your dyslexia -- Dyslexia in your family -- Teaching for dyslexia -- The journey continues -- Advocating for change -- Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Original music, Todd Boekelheide.
Participant or Performer Note: Featuring David Boies, Richard Branson, Sheree Carter-Galvan, Toby Cosgrove, Sebastian Galvan, Geralyn Lucas, Skye Lucas, Tyler Lucas, Gavin Newsom, Bonnie Patten, Karen Pritzker, Dylan Redford, Kyle Redford, Bennett Shaywitz, Sally Shaywitz, Charles Schwab, Allison Schwartz.
Summary, etc.: Produced with the purpose of alleviating the stigma associated with dyslexia, The big picture features the testimony of individuals from various backgrounds diagnosed with dyslexia (including investment advisor Charles Schwab and billionaire Richard Branson) describing how they learned to live with and overcome their disability. Medical experts explain the neurological causes of the condition.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, all regions; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Stereo.
Language Note:
Awards Note:
Sundance Film Festival 2012, special selection; American Film Showcase 2012, official selection.
Subject: Dyslexia
Dyslexia Case studies
Dyslexics Biography
Dyslexia Treatment
Dyslexia History
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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