Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM PDT
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Northwest Gifted Child Association 
Northwest Gifted Child Association 

Meet the Filmmaker: On Giftedness, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Non-Fiction Storytelling
(presented by NWGCA, WAETAG, and THE G WORD)

Join Marc Smolowitz -- director/producer of THE G WORD documentary which will prominently feature stories and characters from Washington State -- as he provides audiences with a comprehensive update on the post-production status of his upcoming feature-length film on giftedness, intelligence, and neurodiversity.

He will also speak about the importance of bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of his work as a storyteller and how he is doing this specifically with THE G WORD.
NWGCA is a proud partner of The G Word Film and will donate 50% of the proceeds from this event to The G Word. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

6:00-7:30 p.m. Pacific

Online via Zoom


Washington State Residents: $36

Non-Washington State Residents: $40

Scholarships available. Use code SCHOLARSHIP when registering.

A recording of the presentation will be provided to paid registrants after the event. Sorry, clock hours are not available for this event.

** Reduced cost if you register for all 4 Equity in HiCap Education Week events. Get the discount

About the Presenter


Marc Smolowitz is a multi-award-winning director, producer, and executive producer who has been significantly involved in 50+ independent films. The combined footprint of his works has touched 250+ film festivals & markets on 5 continents, yielding substantial worldwide sales to theatrical, television, and VOD outlets, notable box office receipts, and numerous awards and nominations. His credits include films that have screened at the world's top-tier festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Venice, Tribeca, Locarno, Chicago, Palm Springs, SF FILM, AFI Docs, IDFA, DOC NYC, CPH: DOX, Tokyo, Melbourne, Viennale, Jerusalem, among others. In 2009, Marc founded 13th Gen, a San Francisco-based boutique film and entertainment company (see: https://www.13thgenfilm.com/) that works with a dynamic range of independent film partners globally to oversee the financing, production, post-production, marketing, sales, and distribution efforts of a vibrant portfolio of films and filmmakers. The company has successfully advanced Marc's career-long focus on powerful social issue filmmaking across all genres. In 2016, he received one of the prestigious Gotham Media Fellowships to attend the Cannes Film Festival's Producers Network marking him as one of the USA's most influential independent film producers. In 2022, Marc is currently in post-production on THE G WORD -- a feature-length documentary that aims to be the most comprehensive film ever made on the topics of gifted, talented, and neurodiverse education across the United States. The film asks the urgent equity question -- In the 21st century, who gets to be Gifted in America and Why? Learn more at: https://www.thegwordfilm.com/


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