“A touching, gentle-hearted look at teenagers on the autism spectrum preparing for their first formal dance, How to Dance in Ohio offers a refreshingly upbeat, even cheerful look at people and their families coping with the condition… Its engagement with its subjects will help generate understanding and empathy among mainstream viewers, and that can only be a good thing.” – Hollywood Reporter
Get to know three young women on the autism spectrum as they prepare for a spring formal dance. This is a sharp, forensic revelation of all the anxieties associated with finding dates, dressing up, and the strange tradition of crowning a prom queen.
About the Series
Young love, forbidden love, love of country, love of dog—however you look at it, love is never simple. Love is Complicated, our annual documentary film series, explores many sides of the human heart.
Stay for a Q+A with the filmmaker after each screening.
What to expect
Have you enjoyed our spring documentary film series already? Then you know we have a great venue, complete with popcorn and beer, to relax and enjoy some of the most dynamic films being made.
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