Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: 12 noon
People Like Me is a film about autism acceptance. It features interviews with non-speaking autistic adults about their visions for the future. People Like Me is an official selection of the 2019 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival and the 2019 Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest in London, England.
Read Creative Producer Marrok Sedgwick’s interview for San Francisco Transgender Film Festival here: http://sftff.org/filmmaker-spotlight-marrok-sedgwick/
For more information about this film, and other work by the same production company, visit https://fearlessmindstheatrical.org/
About the creator:
Marrok Zenon Sedgwick is a disabled trans activist and educator who uses artmaking as his primary tool for challenging society’s injustices. As a creative producer and documentarian, Sedgwick has most recently produced and directed the documentary film People Like Me. His short film, Stim, won the PK Walker Innovation Award at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival in California’s Bay Area. As an educator, Sedgwick has worked in general education and special education classrooms, as well as with a drama program for youth with disabilities. He holds the MFA in Social Documentation from University of California Santa Cruz and is currently pursuing the PhD in Learning Sciences at University of Illinois Chicago to continue researching better ways to teach disabled youth.