MCLM in association with the BADWest St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday’s Documentary Series presents My Thiero Boys: A Lifestyle Dealing With Autism.
Monday, April 28, 2014 @ 7p.m.
My Thiero Boys: A Lifestyle Dealing With Autism by Advocate/Filmmaker BADWest Member Vana Thiero In the documentary film, “My Thiero Boys: A Lifestyle Dealing with Autism” a mother of two boys diagnosed with autism exposes the battles, fears and issues families face daily. Divorced and an at-home-mom, Filmmaker, Vana Thiero captured her children’s activities for over 3 years. With hopes to help others understand the autism culture she’s presented a raw and moving depiction. Thiero’s research and determination brought many special needs experts, children and parents on board what has become a compelling, informative and uniquely entertaining personal story. With factual data presented by Dr. Robert Sears, author of “The Autism Book,” Executive Director, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson of Autism Care & Treatment Today and attorney, Areva Martin the author of “The Everyday Advocate” this documentary also sets the stage for what our society will need to address in order to care for these children when they become adults.
Filmmaker Vana Thiero will be present for the Q&A.
This event is FREE!
Mayme Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
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The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West is a project of Fulcrum Arts' Emerge fiscal sponsorship program. www.fulcrumarts.org
The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) is a professional organization providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries. The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West also advocates the recognition and professional advancement of Black documentary filmmakers.