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Denton Record-Chronicle
Autistic man finds voice through Disney filmsare just some of the many films that opened Suskind’s eyes to “a whole new worl
Autistic man finds voice through Disney films
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
are just some of the many films that opened Suskind’s eyes to “a whole new world.” Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence, God Loves Uganda) captured Suskind’s unique story with the larger-than-life documentary,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Locals go for the Shieldduring the June 22 game with the Manawatu Evergreens in Palmerston North. The
Locals go for the Shield
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
during the June 22 game with the Manawatu Evergreens in Palmerston North. The Wanganui Development team under coach Ross Williams has also been named and will play a warmup fixture in Hawera, with Caskey keeping an eye on them as players... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Border wins a classic finaldrop goal attempt to chase down the tumbling ball and score 85m back up field.
Border wins a classic final
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
drop goal attempt to chase down the tumbling ball and score 85m back up field. Veteran flanker Ray Stark justified coach Ross Williams' gamble to leave him on for the full match despite having three representative loose forwards available, with... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Growing up with Disney — and autismspeak again — we’re in for a fascinating, sometimes excruciating, uplifting and
Growing up with Disney — and autism
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
speak again — we’re in for a fascinating, sometimes excruciating, uplifting and, yes, funny ride, thanks to director Roger Ross Williams and, of course, Owen’s devoted and determined family. As you know if you read Ron Suskind’s best-selling 2014... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsWIlliam Scott, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Lopez, Jessie J, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
WIlliam Scott, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Lopez, Jessie J, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (Opens Friday) Life, Animated (PG) Roger Ross WIlliams’ documentary profile of Ron Suskind, an autistic child who learned to express himself to the world by watching... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
At home in happiest kingdom of them allrunning down the aisle, high-fiving the crowd. "The film really connects with
At home in happiest kingdom of them all
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
running down the aisle, high-fiving the crowd. "The film really connects with people," says the film's director, Roger Ross Williams. Williams rejects the description of Life as a mere autism story, characterising it instead as a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
History beckons the boldthat historic baggage with them, they would be handing victory to their opposit
History beckons the bold
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
that historic baggage with them, they would be handing victory to their opposition and they know it. Both opposing coaches Ross Williams and Kerry Whale want to live in the now - Whale especially if he looks back to the sides' last encounter at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Summer movies feature many Valley connectionsmore: former Allentown resident Chris Renaud, who directed the animated hit "Th
Summer movies feature many Valley connections
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
more: former Allentown resident Chris Renaud, who directed the animated hit "The Secret Life of Pets" while Easton's Roger Ross Williams directed the documentary "Life, Animated," which opened last week in limited release to rave reviews. Finally,... Read more
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Reality TV World
Laura Dern and Steven Spielberg elected to academy board of governorsforward." Also elected to the board for the first time are costume designer Sh
Laura Dern and Steven Spielberg elected to academy board of governors
Reality TV World / Posted 6 days ago
forward." Also elected to the board for the first time are costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. The academy presents the Oscars for excellence in... Read more
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Reality TV World
Laura Dern, Steven Spielberg elected to academy board of governorsforward." Also elected to the board for the first time are costume designer Sh
Laura Dern, Steven Spielberg elected to academy board of governors
Reality TV World / Posted 6 days ago
forward." Also elected to the board for the first time are costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. The academy presents the Oscars for excellence in... Read more
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Fortune
The Oscars' Leadership Just Became More Diverseits leaders as well as its general membership following the recent #OscarsSoWhi
The Oscars' Leadership Just Became More Diverse
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
its leaders as well as its general membership following the recent #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence) – the first black director to win an Oscar for a documentary short – became the latest... Read more
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Post Magazine
Academy elects 2016-17 board of governorsLaura Dern, Actors Branch - Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch - Steve
Academy elects 2016-17 board of governors
Post Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
Laura Dern, Actors Branch - Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch - Steven Spielberg, Directors Branch - Roger Ross Williams, Documentary Branch - Laura Karpman, Music Branch - Kevin Collier, Sound Branch Incumbent governors... Read more
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New Kerala
Steven Spielberg among 16 selected as Academy governors - newkerala.com #92406will take place between July 25-28. The 2016 board includes seven people of co
Steven Spielberg among 16 selected as Academy governors - newkerala.com #92406
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
will take place between July 25-28. The 2016 board includes seven people of colour: Daryn Okada, Sharen K. Davis, Roger Ross Williams, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Gregory Nava and Reginald Hudlin. The latter three were appointed as... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
Savannah Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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News.com.au
Hollywood academy diversifies leadershiprepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Hollywood academy diversifies leadership
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Perth Now
Hollywood academy diversifies leadershiprepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Hollywood academy diversifies leadership
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hollywood academy diversifies leadershiprepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Hollywood academy diversifies leadership
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Academy Doesn’t Show Much Appetite for Change in Board of Governors Votingof African-American governors — from two to four — with costume designer Sharen
Academy Doesn’t Show Much Appetite for Change in Board of Governors Voting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
of African-American governors — from two to four — with costume designer Sharen K. Davis and documentary director Roger Ross Williams joining Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and producer Reggie Hudlin. (Hudlin was appointed as one of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Academy Doesn’t Show Much Appetite for Change in Board of Governors Votingof African-American governors — from two to four — with costume designer Sharen
Academy Doesn’t Show Much Appetite for Change in Board of Governors Voting
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
of African-American governors — from two to four — with costume designer Sharen K. Davis and documentary director Roger Ross Williams joining Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and producer Reggie Hudlin. (Hudlin was appointed as one of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors18, 2016. The list includes six first-time representatives: director Steven Spi
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
18, 2016. The list includes six first-time representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. (AP Photo/Ric Francis, Fi... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorssix first-time representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern,
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
six first-time representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. less FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2006, file photo,... Read more
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USA Today
Academy names Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to board of governorsAnnette Bening and Tom Hanks (both previously elected), are Sharen K. Davis of
Academy names Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to board of governors
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Annette Bening and Tom Hanks (both previously elected), are Sharen K. Davis of the costume designers branch, Roger Ross Williams of the documentary branch, Laura Karpman of the music branch and Kevin Collier of the sound branch. The six... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Academy Elects Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to Board of GovernorsWhile two new minority members, Roger Ross Williams and Sharen K. Davis, are jo
Academy Elects Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to Board of Governors
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
While two new minority members, Roger Ross Williams and Sharen K. Davis, are joining the board, the number of women on the board remains essentially the same. Steven Spielberg, representing the directors branch, and Laura Dern, of the actors branch,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy’s 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Steven Spielberg and Laura Dern among those joining motion picture academy's Board of Governorsand actors branches, respectively, the winners include first-time governors Sha
Steven Spielberg and Laura Dern among those joining motion picture academy's Board of Governors
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
and actors branches, respectively, the winners include first-time governors Sharen K. Davis (costume designers), Roger Ross Williams (documentary), Laura Karpman (music) and Kevin Collier (sound). Incumbent governors reelected to the board... Read more
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Salon.com
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy’s 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy’s 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern Elected to Academy’s Board of Governorsinclude: Laura Dern, Actors Branch; Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch;
Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern Elected to Academy’s Board of Governors
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
include: Laura Dern, Actors Branch; Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch; Steven Spielberg, Directors Branch; Roger Ross Williams, Documentary Branch; Laura Karpman, Music Branch; and Kevin Collier, Sound Branch. “I’m honored and privileged... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governorsrepresentatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designe
Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
representatives: director Steven Spielberg, actress Laura Dern, costume designer Sharen K. Davis, documentarian Roger Ross Williams, composer Laura Karpman and sound engineer Kevin Collier. Each of the academy's 17 branches is represented by... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Academy Elects Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to Board of GovernorsK. Davis, a two-time Oscar nominee for Ray and Dreamgirls, who was elected to r
Academy Elects Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern to Board of Governors
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
K. Davis, a two-time Oscar nominee for Ray and Dreamgirls, who was elected to rep the costume designers branch, and Roger Ross Williams, an Oscar winner for the short documentary Music By Prudence, who was elected to rep the documentary... Read more
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Variety
Academy’s New Board of Governors Includes Steven Spielbergelected: Laura Dern, Actors Branch Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch
Academy’s New Board of Governors Includes Steven Spielberg
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
elected: Laura Dern, Actors Branch Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch Steven Spielberg, Directors Branch Roger Ross Williams, Documentary Branch Laura Karpman, Music Branch Kevin Collier, Sound Branch “I’m honored and privileged to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern Elected to Academy’s Board of Governorsinclude: Laura Dern, Actors Branch; Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch;
Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern Elected to Academy’s Board of Governors
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
include: Laura Dern, Actors Branch; Sharen K. Davis, Costume Designers Branch; Steven Spielberg, Directors Branch; Roger Ross Williams, Documentary Branch; Laura Karpman, Music Branch; and Kevin Collier, Sound Branch. “I’m honored and privileged... Read more
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The Morning Call
Champion of the outsider: Easton native Roger Ross Williams releases new documentaryWhen Owen Suskind first saw the documentary "Life, Animated," he gave director
Champion of the outsider: Easton native Roger Ross Williams releases new documentary
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
When Owen Suskind first saw the documentary "Life, Animated," he gave director Roger Ross Williams a big hug. It's not something that Owen, who has autism, usually does. "It was such an amazing emotional experience," Williams says. Williams, an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Roger Ross Williams' latest film follows the life of an autistic man Filmmaker and Easton native Roger Ross Williams' latest documentary, "Life, A
Roger Ross Williams' latest film follows the life of an autistic man
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Filmmaker and Easton native Roger Ross Williams' latest documentary, "Life, Animated," is about a young autisitc man named Owen Suskind. Filmmaker and Easton native Roger Ross... Read more
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Boston Globe
A very different tale of Disney animationfor communicating. The unique way that the Suskinds have dealt with an all-too-
A very different tale of Disney animation
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
for communicating. The unique way that the Suskinds have dealt with an all-too-familiar challenge is the subject of Roger Ross Williams’s documentary “Life, Animated.” It’s a touching companion to the 2014 book by Owen’s father, Ron, a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Country rugby classicswork commitments heading into tomorrow's championship semifinals. For competit
Country rugby classics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
work commitments heading into tomorrow's championship semifinals. For competition leaders Waverley Harvesting Border under Ross Williams and strong-finishing McCarthy's Transport Ruapehu with Andrew Evans, they can each call on plenty of veteran... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Life, Animated' an intimate look at autism, connectionconversation that he and the rest of the Suskind family thought had been erased
'Life, Animated' an intimate look at autism, connection
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
conversation that he and the rest of the Suskind family thought had been erased forever. "Life, Animated," Roger Ross Williams' documentary about Owen and his family, chronicles how movies -- specifically Disney cartoons -- have helped... Read more
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Boston Globe
Overcoming autism with a touch of Disney magicquick to respond, “I do,” recalls Suskind. “That question, and that answer, is
Overcoming autism with a touch of Disney magic
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
quick to respond, “I do,” recalls Suskind. “That question, and that answer, is at the core of this movie.” Director Roger Ross Williams, an Oscar winner for the documentary short “Music By Prudence,” first befriended Ron Suskind 15 years ago when... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Boy With Autism Makes Connections Through Cartoons In 'Life, Animated'world using Disney cartoons as a reference point. Here's the scenario laid out
A Boy With Autism Makes Connections Through Cartoons In 'Life, Animated'
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
world using Disney cartoons as a reference point. Here's the scenario laid out by the movie, which is directed by Roger Ross Williams from a book by journalist Ron Suskind. When Owen, Suskind and his wife Cornelia's second son, was born, he... Read more
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The New Yorker
Woody Allen’s Cinematic Nostalgiastar and as homely as a hearth, forever out of reach. The subject of “Life, An
Woody Allen’s Cinematic Nostalgia
The New Yorker / Posted 18 days ago
star and as homely as a hearth, forever out of reach. The subject of “Life, Animated,” a new documentary directed by Roger Ross Williams, is Owen Suskind, who is now twenty-five years old. In the early nineteen-nineties, when Owen was three, he... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Life, Animated’ shows autistic son relating to world through Disney cartoonsrecently for AFI Docs fest, where their incredible story was shown in “Life, An
‘Life, Animated’ shows autistic son relating to world through Disney cartoons
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
recently for AFI Docs fest, where their incredible story was shown in “Life, Animated.” The documentary, directed by Roger Ross Williams, follows this singularly wonderful family unit as they transition Owen from child into young adult. As it... Read more
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J Weekly
How Disney films animated inner life of autistic Jewish boydesignation of ‘he’s a special kid,’ [but] he said, ‘I think God wants us to se
How Disney films animated inner life of autistic Jewish boy
J Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
designation of ‘he’s a special kid,’ [but] he said, ‘I think God wants us to see everyone as special.’ ” Director Roger Ross Williams said the film included a poignant flashback scene from Owen’s bar mitzvah before it was removed as one of the... Read more
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