For the Love of Dogs – a film documentary

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For the Love of Dogs -is a film documentary by Tim O’Donnell that tells the story of Corey Gould , an eleven-year-old boy who has Asperger’s syndrome. The film begins when Corey visits  the National Dog Show and his life changes forever.

The website states:

‘witness how a boy’s passion for dogs has opened up his communication with the world around him.’

The film was originally shown in April 2014 at the Independent Film Festival of Boston.

Speaking to The Mighty, Tim O’Donnell told that he hoped the film would raise awareness about autism.

“If you see a kid throwing a tantrum in, say, a grocery store, maybe hold off your judgment,”

“That kid’s been working hard all day and maybe this is just the moment it got to be too much.”

Awards include:

2014 Audience Award, Independent Film Festival of Boston
2014 Best Arizona Short Film, Phoenix Film Festival
2014 Best Documentary Film, VisionFest NYC
2014 Best Short Documentary and Audience Award, Woods Hole Film Festival

for the love of dogs from tim o’donnell on Vimeo.

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