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Summer Film Series: Oliver Sacks, His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is a 2019 American biographical documentary film directed and created by Ric Burns about Oliver Sacks, a British neurologist and science historian, based on his autobiography, His Own Life. Produced by Zeitgeist Films, the film contains extensive interviews with Sacks and features commentary from friends and colleagues such as his publisher Roberto Calasso, his editor Kate Edgar, writer and doctor Atul Gawande and artist Shane Fistell. Sacks discusses his professional life and his personal difficulties such as substance abuse and internalized homophobia.[3] The book, titled On the Move: A Life, was published six to seven months before his end-stage terminal cancer was diagnosed.

Starts: August 30, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm

Admission: Pay-What-You-Can

Location: San Juan Community Theatre
100 2nd St N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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