The reason I jump: an immersive film exploring the experiences on non-speaking autistic people

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Abstract

Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is a feature documentary exploring the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. Directed by Jerry Rothwell (who also directed the road movie ​Heavy Load, 2008), the film is described by Dr Alison Wilde as a deeply engaging, beautiful film, which also gives rise to feelings of ambivalence.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationDisability Arts Online
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2021

Keywords

  • Autism
  • Film

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