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Autism Documentary Nominated for Voice Award

Fridrik Thór Fridriksson’s documentary about an autistic boy: A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism has been nominated for a Voice Award, visir.is reports.

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The award ceremony will take place at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on October 13th.

The award is given to directors and producers who have contributed to increasing public understanding of mental disabilities. A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism tells the story of a mother’s struggle to connect with her eleven-year-old autistic son. Their quest leads them to the United States.

The documentary, which has been received with remarkable acclaim all across the world, will be screened in Hollywood and New York City at the end of the month. Critics for publications including Variety and Moving Pictures declared that watching the film was like witnessing a miracle.

Last April the film was screened on HBO, which has a viewership of approximately 40 million.

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