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The Child That You Do Have
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written by Helga-Liz Haberfellner, fl. 1995; produced by Sightell Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 50 mins
The origins of autism has puzzled scientists, just as the disorder itself has frustrated parents. This revealing documentary takes us to the Listening Centre in Toronto, where therapist Paul Madaule has made remarkable strides in helping children and parents cope with the disorder. He seeks to moderate the warring...
written by Helga-Liz Haberfellner, fl. 1995; produced by Sightell Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 50 mins
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Today's Man
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written by Lizzie Gottlieb; directed by Lizzie Gottlieb (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 5 mins
Director Lizzie Gottlieb began filming her brother Nicky when he was 21 and had just been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome - a high functioning form of autism. She sets out to try to understand this disorder and its effects on her brother and her family. The big question for all of them is whether Nicky will be ab...
written by Lizzie Gottlieb; directed by Lizzie Gottlieb (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 5 mins
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Out of My Mind
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written by Katie Cadigan; directed by Katie Cadigan; produced by Katie Cadigan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 29 mins
Out of My Mind is an intimate portrait of twenty-three year old John Cadigan, the filmmaker's brother who became seriously mentally ill while he was an art student at college. Soon after his first psychotic break John asked his sister, the filmmaker and his primary caretaker, to document his story. Filmed over thr...
written by Katie Cadigan; directed by Katie Cadigan; produced by Katie Cadigan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 29 mins
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A Brooklyn Family Tale
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
This powerful documentary follows two generations of the Santiago family of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Twenty years ago at about the same time that "Cisco" and "Stingray" Santiago became leaders of the notorious Assassinaters gang, Sister Mary Paul and Sister Geraldine, started a unique social service agency called Th...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
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Why Can’t We Be A Family Again?
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 28 mins
Shot over a three year period, this emotionally wrenching story reveals the bond that develops between two brothers who long to be reunited with their mother. Despite the neglect and disappointment they suffer, these extraordinary boys never give up hope that they will some day live with their mother and be a fami...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 28 mins
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In My Parents' Basement
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written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 59 mins
IN MY PARENTS' BASEMENT A film by Maureen Judge This film explores the stories of three adult children who have returned to their parents' home to live. Each of the subjects and their families grapple with living together. Future dreams, past failures and the present struggles of daily life are captured in close...
written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 59 mins
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Lick Salt
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written by Ryan Feldman; directed by Ryan Feldman; produced by Ryan Feldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 58 mins
This portrait of the relationship between the filmmaker and his grandmother will be a resource for those who work with the elderly. Ryan has been out of touch with his family, and especially his grandmother whom he hasn’t seen in fifteen years… until his grandfather’s funeral reconnects them. She is lonely...
written by Ryan Feldman; directed by Ryan Feldman; produced by Ryan Feldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 58 mins
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