In 'Autism Goes to College,' Manhattan Beach filmmaker Documentary details facing college challenges for students on the autism spectrum


The film “Autistic-Like: Graham's Story,” from Manhattan Beach filmmaker Erik Linthorst,  reached more than 85 million homes on PBS back in 2011. Now, years later, Linthorst's documentary film “Autism Goes to College,” premieres at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica Wednesday, April 17, for Autism Awareness Month.

“Autism Goes to College,” which also screens at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Sunday, April 28, follows five college students who are on the the autism spectrum and how they navigate a challenging new world on and off campus . . .

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