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THIS ISLAND’S MINE

Autism is viewed as neurodevelopmental disorder involving impairments in social interaction and in communication or language. “Shakespeare’s plays can be defined as a poetic exploration of human communication.” What happens when these two worlds meet?
This short film examines the ‘The Hunter Heartbeat Method’ developed by Kelly Hunter, which uses Shakespeare to release the communicative blocks within children with autism.

Highlights: Winner of the Inspiration Award for the Arts and Humanity Research Council in 2015