First screened in February 2017 / Most recently screened in May 2017
Director: Roger Ross Williams. Documentary about Owen Suskind, an autistic man in his 20s who learned to communicate with others through the language of the Disney movies he idolized. Screenplay: Ron Suskind (based on his book Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism). Twitter Capsule:
No mere brand-burnishing exercise. Gets inside and celebrates resilient autistic man's worldview but sees the costs.
Adventurous and innovative exercise in approximating its autistic subject's point of view in ways particular to his personality. Eye-opening.