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AFI DOCS: Jerry Rothwell on THE REASON I JUMP | American Film Institute

June 20, 2020AFI DOCS: Jerry Rothwell on THE REASON I JUMPTHE REASON I JUMP, winner of the Sundance World Cinema Documentary Audience Award, screened at AFI DOCS online film festival on June 20. Opening a window into the sensory universe of five nonspeaking autistic people from around the world, THE REASON I JUMP takes the […]

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‘The Lord of the Rings’ actor, Ian Holm dies

The man who brought Bilbo Baggins to life in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy has died. Source: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ actor, Ian Holm dies

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With “Douglas,” Hannah Gadsby is a comedy pioneer with her whimsical, meticulous show about autism | Salon.com

The self-proclaimed Tasmanian lesbian comic is back to explain her full comedy set, sexism, and Louis C.K. Source: With “Douglas,” Hannah Gadsby is a comedy pioneer with her whimsical, meticulous show about autism | Salon.com

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Kino Lorber Picks Up Documentary ‘The Reason I Jump’ (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

Jerry Rothwell’s acclaimed film exploring non-speaking autism has also been picked up for territories including Japan, Germany and France. Source: Kino Lorber Picks Up Documentary ‘The Reason I Jump’ (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

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Review: Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Douglas’ Netflix Comedy Special

Nanette is the “Why I’m Leaving New York” essay of comedy specials, and Douglas is the “Actually I’m Still Here” next chapter.   Hannah Gadsby’s Douglas, her first new special since the comedian’s wildly successful show Nanette, has a challenging job. It’s not just that for most of her audience, Douglas will be what Gadsby refers to as her “difficult second album,” […]

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The Magnificent One: how Little Richard’s style shaped David Bowie, Prince and Elton John | Fashion | The Guardian

The musician, who died on Saturday aged 87, was a pioneer in looks as well as sounds, influencing everything from James Brown’s quiff to Prince’s midriff Source: The Magnificent One: how Little Richard’s style shaped David Bowie, Prince and Elton John | Fashion | The Guardian

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Guerilla Aspies podcast 6 – Dr Ria Lina, Scientist, comedian and Mother. – Guerilla Aspies Podcast Autism Aspergers Syndrome Neurodiversity Neurodivergent ASD | Acast

    Guerilla Aspies podcast 6 – Dr Ria Lina, Scientist, comedian and Mother. 4/13/2020     Season 1, Ep. 6 Mother of three, Scientist, award winning comedian, actor and producer. Dr Ria Lina is one unique autistic person. Funny too. Of German and Phillipino ancestry, growing up in the UK, the USA and the Netherlands. Ria has a BSc […]