2e on the big screen? And now a sequel? Who would’ve thought?
Tom Ropelewski, for one. The Hollywood screenwriter and director has mainly worked in comedy, but people at his son’s school for twice-exceptional students, Bridges Academy in Los Angeles, suggested to him that the class of 2011 might make an interesting subject for a documentary. As Ropelewski described them in a 2015 interview with 2e Newsletter, “These kids were articulate, funny, and incredibly open about their challenges and issues. They also had a strong sense of who they were and were excited about heading off into the world.”
So he took on the challenge of turning their story in the documentary 2e: Twice Exceptional. What he had in mind was making a film for parents...
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