By Ashley Mackin
Two short films about the lives of autistic children will be shown at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.
The films, “El Abuelo” and “With Me,” were produced by the La Jolla-based production company, Drama House. “With Me” stars a La Jolla boy with Asperger’s Syndrome.
After the films, there will be a panel discussion addressing Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with filmmakers and educators. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children.
Though the screenings were planned long ago, Drama House Productions founder Patrick Scott said increased awareness of the...