Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Showings

Available To Stream Thu, Oct 15 4:00 PM - Thu, Oct 29 11:59 PM
Film Info
Program Category:Documentary Festival Favorites
Release Year:2019
Runtime:114
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://zeitgeistfilms.com/film/oliversackshisownlife
Cinema Extra
Pre-header:Documentary
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Ric Burns
Producer:Leigh Howell
Bonnie Lafave
Kathryn Clinard
Cinematographer:Buddy Squires
Editor:Chih Hsuan Liang
Tom Patterson
Li-Shin Yu

Description

Legendary neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks redefined our understanding of the human brain, exploring previously unknown facets of the mind. This documentary explores the life and work of Sacks, documenting his struggles with drug addiction, homophobia, and the prejudiced medical establishment that ignored his work for years. Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is an intimate portrait of one of the most enigmatic scientific figures of our time. WISCONSIN ONLY


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