We are delighted to announce that Ric Burns’ documentary Oliver Sacks: His Own Life will be broadcast throughout the United States on PBS’ American Masters, premiering at 9 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 9th. (Check your local listings for additional times.) This award-winning film will also be available to stream online for free from April 9th through May 7th. For more information, please visit pbs.org/oliversacks.
To learn more about Dr. Sacks and the making of the film, you can also join us for a special 92Y online conversation on Tuesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. EDT. Hosted by journalist Jenna Flanagan, the discussion will include film director Ric Burns, Sacks Foundation director Kate Edgar, Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich, and neurologist Blanca Valdovinos of the University of Rochester Medical Center. We’ll show you preview clips from the film and share plenty of behind-the-scenes stories. Register for free here.
For our friends in France and Germany: Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is now available to stream online on Arte! For other international dates and events, visit oliversacksdoc.com/international.
Wishing you and yours all the sweetness, color, and energy of spring!
The Sacks Team
(Photo by Bill Hayes)