Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Running Time:
141mins
Genre:
Documentary
Director:
Ric Burns
Starring:
Temple Grandin, Oliver Sacks, Paul Theroux, Christof Koch, Bill Hayes, Steve Silberman
Censor advice:
infrequent strong sex references, language
Synopsis:
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. Sacks was a fearless explorer of unknown mental worlds who helped redefine our understanding of the brain and mind, the diversity of human experience, and our shared humanity. The film will be followed by a recorded Q&A with a panel of experts, colleagues and friends
Synopsis:
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. Sacks was a fearless explorer of unknown mental worlds who helped redefine our understanding of the brain and mind, the diversity of human experience, and our shared humanity. The film will be followed by a recorded Q&A with a panel of experts, colleagues and friends
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Wed 29 Sep
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