Join Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ric Burns and Executive Director of the Oliver Sacks Foundation Kate Edgar, Host Emeritus of Public Radio’s Radiolab Robert Krulwich and Dr. Blanca Valdovinos, Director of Spanish Language Neurology Clinic at the University of Rochester Medical Center, for a special conversation with THIRTEEN’s host of MetroFocus Jenna Flanagan about Burns’ new film on the path-breaking, beloved neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks. Weeks after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis in 2015, Sacks sat down for an interview with Burns about his life and work. What followed was a remarkable and candid conversation, the seed for Burns’ Oliver Sacks: His Life and Work. Hear Burns, Edgar, Krulwich, Dr. Valdovinos and Flanagan discuss why Sacks was a visionary, the extraordinary circumstances of making the film, stories not captured on camera, and much more.
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Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.