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Film & Video

Film & Video

Video and film have a unique potential to capture a moment in time — to allow the viewer to step inside our experience. As Brian May, lead guitarist for Queen (and astrophysicist!) simply states, “A good video can make all the difference.”

 

KEEP THE CHANGE: A Film About Love Starring Actors on the Autism Spectrum 

Rachel Israel, award-winning writer/director of KEEP THE CHANGE, has tackled an important but all too often overlooked challenge faced by those with autism: finding, and keeping, love. 

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FILMMAKERS MATT FULLER AND CAROLINA GROPPA: AUTISM IN LOVE

Matt Fuller and Carolina Groppa began doing research 18 months ago to understand a particular challenge faced by adults with autism —adults who, like all of us, want to love and be loved.

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Susan Hamovitch

For most of her life, Susan silently carried around a dark family secret. That secret was her brother, Alan, who has autism and intellectual impairment. Alan was born less than a decade after the emergence of the refrigerator mother theory — a time when cognitive disability was associated with shame.

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H.O.M.E., the film

“Making the invisible visible”: This in-production full-length feature by producers Ingrid Matias and Daniel Maldonado tells the story of a young man with Asperger’s who vanishes into the New York City subway system’s underground. The producers’ goal is to bring attention to those who are often forgotten by the rest of the world. Get the scoop here, and put this film on your must-see list.

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Todd Drezner

His son’s quirky obsession with lampposts inspired an award-winning film that celebrates neurodiversity. Read Todd’s story and see the trailer here; you’re going to love it!

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Wretches & Jabberers

Our series highlighting a fantastic new documentary by Academy Award-winning director Gerardine Wurzburg. We invite you to meet artist Larry Bissonnette and advocate Tracy Thresher in our exclusive interviews. (Don’t miss Larry’s paintings!)

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