The Reason I Jump

Directed By: Jerry Rothwell

January 25, 2020 / English / 82 min.

Based on the book by Naoki Higashida, an autistic boy from Japan, this innovative documentary utilizes immersive sound design, cinematography, and editing to bring the viewer directly into the minds of non-speaking autistic people around the world, transforming the way we think about the condition.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2021 Winter