‘Life, Animated’ destigmatizes autism through Disney animated films: An interview with director Roger Ross Williams

At the age of 3, Owen Suskind, a bright, smiling, joyful boy, stopped talking and interacting with the world around him. “It was like someone had kidnapped our son,” his father Ron recounts about Owen’s autism diagnosis in the newest documentary from director Roger Ross Williams. The Oscar-nominated film “Life, Animated” follows the Suskind family and its unique way of communicating with their son — Disney animated films.
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What type of Birkenstock are you?

Needless to say, Birkenstocks are a gift from the foot gods. If you’re lazy, Birkenstocks are great because you don’t have to fasten any buckles or tie and laces. If you’re walking from the Units to Tolman Hall, Birkenstocks are as comfortable as can be. The one thing we can’t attest for
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Berkeley Playhouse’s ‘Peter Pan’ soars for young audience

Berkeley Playhouse’s entry to the busy “Peter Pan” adaptation market debuted this Sunday with a kid-friendly revival of the 1954 musical version of J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, penned by Carolyn Leigh and Mark “Moose” Charlap. Daren A.C. Carollo’s direction closely follows the tradition
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