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Autism movie screening set

April 6, 2011
The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - In recognition of National Autism Awareness month, a special screening of the award-winning movie "Temple Grandin" will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library community room.

This 2010 made for TV biopic starring Claire Danes follows Temple Grandin's struggle with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when little was known about the condition The film chronicles Temple's early diagnosis, turbulent school years, and her emergence as a woman with an innate sensitivity and understanding of animal behavior.

"Temple Grandin" won numerous Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for Danes' performance. The film is rated PG and runs for 103 minutes.

For more information about this event, or the the Marquette Area Autism Spectrum Disorders Support Group, call Ellen Moore at 226-4312 or visit



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