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LIFE, ANIMATED

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Directed by Roger Ross Williams
United States, 2016
Documentary

Synopsis

The story of how Owen, an autistic boy, found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world. By interweaving Disney sequences with scenes from Owen’s life, the film explores how empathy with characters forged a conduit for him to understand his feelings.

Synopsis

The story of how Owen, an autistic boy, found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world. By interweaving Disney sequences with scenes from Owen’s life, the film explores how empathy with characters forged a conduit for him to understand his feelings.

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Life, AnimatedDirected byRoger Ross Williams

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2017 | Nominee: Best Documentary Feature
Sundance Film Festival
2016 | Winner: Directing Award (Documentary Competition)
National Board of Review
2016 | Winner: Top Five Documentaries
San Francisco International Film Festival
2016 | Winner: Documentary (Audience Award)

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