Daniel Durant, RIT/NTID alumnus and star of the Oscar-winning movie “CODA” and Disney+’s “Dancing with the Stars,” will visit RIT Thursday, February 16 as part of NTID’s Lyon Lectureship Series. Join Daniel for a screening of “CODA” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Ingle Auditorium, and then stick around for a conversation with Daniel after the film from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. “CODA” is the story of 17-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones) and her family. As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family, which including her deaf brother, Leo, played by Durant. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her passion for singing at the Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents, played by Troy Kotsur and Marlee Matlin. Registration is required for this event. Interpreters have been requested. We hope to see you there!
When and Where
Open to the Public