My guest today is Corrie Duryee. Corrie is an autism mom, an amazing human being, and a filmmaker. Corrie is here to talk about her latest film, Language Arts, as well as women and representation in film. The topic of equality is really important and we’re going to talk about some of the many obstacles that women face in the film industry. Corrie is an absolute pleasure to speak with and you can’t help but smile when listening to her.
“Corrie has had a long and prosperous career in the arts. It was her relationship with Madeleine L’Engle that led the former playwright and stage director into the world of film. L’Engle (well-known writer of works such as A Wrinkle in Time and the Austin Family series), Cornelia’s Godmother and mentor, invited her to adapt several of her novels and plays for the screen.”
About Language Arts:
“When a student proposes a project involving autistic youth and senior dementia patients, high school English teacher Charles Marlow must confront the indelible mark that autism has made on his life. Based on the novel by Stephanie Kallos.”
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