The Oberlin Review

“Deej” Highlights Interdependence, Challenges Assumptions

DJ Savarese, OC ’17, returned to Oberlin Sunday night for a screening of his documentary Deej, which follows his experiences over the past six years and advocates for civil rights and accessibility for autistic people.

Kate Fishman, Staff Writer
October 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

The lights dim. An image of hands typing on a laptop keyboard appears on the screen. A digital voice narrates the scene as it dissolves into an animation of a poem. This is Deej, the autobiographical documentary by DJ “Deej” Savarese, OC ’17, whose art speaks to autistic civil rights and universal...

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