Owen Suskind with Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams

Owen Suskind with Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams

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First African-American man to win short documentary Oscar opens ‘Life, Animated’

Roger Ross Williams is the first African-American man to win an Oscar in the category of Documentary Shorts, and his new documentary, “Life, Animated,” which explores the life of a truly remarkable young man—Owen Suskind—who, at the the age of 3, began the slow decedent into autism, is exceptional storytelling.