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United States of Autism Now Available on iTunes!

united states of autism iTunes Just in time for 2014’s Autism Awareness month, the United States of Autism movie is now featured on iTunes for streaming! You can buy an HD version of the film for $12.99, rent it for $4.99, or get the SD version for $9.99 and $3.99 respectively.

To order you can just click on the United States of Autism iTunes Movie Link.

One of the huge things for iTunes is reviews from our fans, so please go ahead and leave an awesome review if you enjoyed the film so people can know that it’s worth the download!

We have more announcements coming about distribution deals, so stay tuned!

Oscar Qualifying Autism Film Now Available on Amazon
January 25, 2014

Oscar Qualifying Autism Film Now Available on Amazon

The United States of Autism, the only film featuring the full autism spectrum that qualified for consideration at the 86th Annual Academy Awards, is now available on Amazon for purchase.

The Official Blu-ray/DVD Extended Edition Combo Pack of the film release by the Tommy Foundation includes the film in 1080p HD and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 as well as a DVD in 5.1 Dolby Surround. It also features over 60 minutes of extended footage, including a 30 minute Behind the Scenes Featurette with the producers of the film and over 35 minutes of added and extended interviews from families and individuals in the film. It also comes with English and Spanish subtitles.

The Wrap Covers Our Oscar Qualifying Run

thewrap-logoThe Wrap, one of Hollywood’s top magazines, put together the exclusive list of all the documentaries for the 86th Annual Academy Awards and the United States of Autism was on the list! Not only that, our poster is at the top of the article! Talk about exposure!

We’re excited to be a part of the conversation, and as we are the only movie focusing on the entire autism spectrum in this entire list, we have a chance to show the world how important autism is to current events. It’s an honor to represent the autism community in 2013, and we hope that all of those out there support as we we attempt to bring national and world attention to our cause.

If you’d like to help, please continue to promote the film in the media wherever you can!

Thank you!

NY Times and Hollywood Reporter Review Autism Film

The NY Times and the Hollywood reporter this past week both did positive reviews of the film and we’re incredibly excited about them both! We understand that not everyone understands the importance of having Rich re-connect with his father in an environment where fathers of disabled children find it difficult relating usually to their sons when it comes to autism, or their affected kids in general. However, the reviewers took time to understand the larger picture of what we’re trying to accomplish, and for that, we’re thankful.

NY Times Review:

…The networks of such families, which rely heavily on one another for advice and comfort, should search out this modest film…

…the documentary’s chosen angle is meaningful: The world of autism is as diverse as the nation.

See Full Review

Hollywood Reporter:

…Ultimately, the film succeeds in its admirable goal of putting a human face on a disorder that many of those who lack a personal connection to it fail to fully comprehend or, in the worst cases, tolerate…

See Full Review

Autism Film Opening for Oscar Run at Quad Cinema in NYC

We now have the times for the United States of Autism film opening at NYC’s Quad Cinema for our Oscar qualification run! Be sure to come out and support the film and bring your friends along for a great way to see America and also learn more about autism. Tickets are $11, and $8 for Seniors and Children 5 – 11. You can buy your tickets on-line here.

Quad

Dates you can see it: Friday, August 9th – Thursday, August 15th
Starting times every day: 1:10pm, 3:00pm, 7:00pm

Quad Cinema is located in the heart of Greenwich Village and located less then 2 blocks from the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, B, C, F, L, M, N, Q, and R subway transit stops. For a full list, including all the buses, visit the Quad Cinema Transit Page.

 

Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th Street (Between 5th and 6th Avenues), New York, New York 10011

 


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