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Too sane for this world : a film about adult autism

By: Davenport, William [director].
Contributor(s): Davenport, William (Filmmaker) [film director,, film producer.] | Sullivan, Sean [film producer.] | Grandin, Temple [participant.] | Talk Story Films [production company.] | Cinema Libre Studio [film distributor.].
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Cinema Libre Studio 2014Description: DVD : 63 minutes.Disc region: video file DVD video all regions rda.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): AUTISM | PERSONAL NARRATIVES
Contents:
Bonus features: "Space cadet" music video, featuring Robyn Steward and Mark Tinley (formerly of Duran Duran) -- Trailer.
Production Credits: Music, Adrian Gormley ; edited by William Davenport ; director of photography, Sean Sullivan.
Featuring Andrew Bixler, Donald Moore, Frank Schulz, Greg Yates, Jacob Wang, Janis Oberman, Jim Ullrey, Kamal Walker, Kevan O'Brien, Wudeh Hoebel, Robyn Steward, Rudy Simone ; introduction, Temple Grandin.Summary: Explores the challenges, gifts, and distinct perspective of twelve adults on the autism spectrum. Featuring an introduction by Dr Temple Grandin and interviews with adults with high functioning autism, the film discusses many of the prob;lems facing the autism community, from bullying to marginalization and discrimination. A unique collaboration between neorotypical and atypical individuals living on the spectrum speak candidly about defining and coming to terms with their autism, difficulties they have faced and the experiences that have shaped their lives.
List(s) this item appears in: Autism DVDs March 2017 & 2018CM | Asperger syndrome and young women. August 2017 | Autism and adult diagnosis Oct 17 | DVDs for summer viewing. Dec 2017 CM
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Documentary.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.

Bonus features: "Space cadet" music video, featuring Robyn Steward and Mark Tinley (formerly of Duran Duran) -- Trailer.

Music, Adrian Gormley ; edited by William Davenport ; director of photography, Sean Sullivan.

Featuring Andrew Bixler, Donald Moore, Frank Schulz, Greg Yates, Jacob Wang, Janis Oberman, Jim Ullrey, Kamal Walker, Kevan O'Brien, Wudeh Hoebel, Robyn Steward, Rudy Simone ; introduction, Temple Grandin.

Explores the challenges, gifts, and distinct perspective of twelve adults on the autism spectrum. Featuring an introduction by Dr Temple Grandin and interviews with adults with high functioning autism, the film discusses many of the prob;lems facing the autism community, from bullying to marginalization and discrimination. A unique collaboration between neorotypical and atypical individuals living on the spectrum speak candidly about defining and coming to terms with their autism, difficulties they have faced and the experiences that have shaped their lives.

DVD; NTSC, all regions; wide screen presentation.

Patron comment on 08/05/2015

Refreshing to watch a DVD that has the perspective of autistic adults and how they see their differences. A full range of adults on the spectrum too makes this enlightening. Good to see people with ASD telling their own stories.

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