AUTISM GOES TO COLLEGE
2019, Rogue Art Films, 64 min, USA, Dir: Erik Linthorst

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects as many as 1.9% of college students; for those who are capable of the academic work, getting in is easy enough - but navigating college on the spectrum can be challenging in many ways. From deciding which school will be the best fit, to interactions with professors and peers, facing roommate situations, handling money, homesickness, finding work, overcoming setbacks and staying on track to graduate, these students come up against all the aspects of college life students typically encounter. This documentary follows five students on the autism spectrum who take us on campus and into their lives to see how they’re doing at college. Packed with insights for student, parents and educators, AUTISM GOES TO COLLEGE offers a first look at what a growing number of neurodiverse students are bringing to campus.


HUGH HEFNER’S AFTER DARK: SPEAKING OUT IN AMERICA
2018, 101 min, Canada, Dir: Brigitte Berman

, 2018, 101 min. Dir. . From the Oscar-winning director of ARTIE SHAW: TIME IS ALL YOU’VE GOT comes this remarkable documentary of one of America’s most influential and controversial cultural icons, Hugh Hefner. In addition to its considered portrait of Hefner as a man of his times who also transcended them, this film features an incredible array of archival footage from his landmark TV series “Playboy's Penthouse” (1959-60) and “Playboy After Dark” (1968-70). Along with martinis and bonhomie, Hef’s shows offered cultural and political insight from luminaries such as Lenny Bruce, Dick Gregory and Gore Vidal, as well as sensational live musical performances by Nina Simone, Joan Baez, Steppenwolf, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr. “An illuminating glimpse at a time when Hugh Hefner was on the cultural cutting edge.” - Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter.


HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT
2015, Cohen Media Group, 79 min, USA/France, Dir: Kent Jones

In 1962, Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scène in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting - used to produce the mythical book Hitchcock/Truffaut - this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and plummets us into the world of the creator of PSYCHO, THE BIRDS, and VERTIGO. Hitchcock’s incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today’s leading filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Arnaud Desplechin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Wes Anderson, James Gray, Olivier Assayas, Richard Linklater, Peter Bogdanovich and Paul Schrader. “A film buff’s nirvana ... A resourceful, illuminating and very welcome documentation both of filmmaking and the making of history.” - Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter.


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