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Jan 2018

2018 Pushcart Prize Anthology Features Andrew Solomon’s “On Gay Parenting”

Andrew Solomon’s essay, “On Gay Parenting,” published in the Winter 2016 issue of Threepenny Review, has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pushcart Prize XLII: Best of the Small Presses.

Jan 2018

Q&A with Andrew Solomon: ‘I was turned down by 15 schools because they said I’d never read or write’

Writing was always the driving interest.

Jan 2018

‘Variatie maakt de wereld beter’

Of we nu doof, transgender, geniaal, gehandicapt of wat dan ook zijn, we herkennen ons vrijwel allemaal in het gevoel van ‘anders zijn’.

Nov 2017

Far from the Tree Premiere: Q&A with Andrew Solomon & Director Rachel Dretzin

After the premiere of the documentary “Far from the Tree,” director and producer Rachel Dretzin, author and producer Andrew Solomon, co-director and producer Jamila Ephron, and cast members gather onstage for a Q&A.

Nov 2017

Stars vs. Trump: America’s New Resistance

Two reporters travel across the US from New York to meet musicians, writers and Hollywood stars who live the resistance, as well as those who love Trump. They discover and document a current panorama of cultural America.

Nov 2017

Far From the Tree: A Triumphant Study of Identity, Difference, Love, and Family

While this is, on one level, a movie about disability and difference, it succeeds in being a more universally relatable film about family and an investigation into the very nature of family itself, in all of its diverse messy glory.

Nov 2017

Video: SalonTalks Interviews Andrew Solomon & “Far from the Tree” Director Rachel Dretzin

The new documentary, based on Andrew Solomon’s book of the same name, explores the depth of parents’ love as they raise children with conditions such as autism, Down syndrome and dwarfism.

Nov 2017

DOC NYC Must-Attend Screenings: Far from the Tree

Filmmaker Rachel Dretzin has taken great care with her film adaption of Andrew Solomon’s bestselling book. . . A moving and extremely thoughtful documentary.

Nov 2017

Sundance Selects Acquires North American Rights to ‘Far From The Tree’

“Far from the Tree is an inspiring and irresistibly moving journey into the differences that make us who we are . . . a complex and universal portrait of acceptance with an empathy and scale that only true cinema can do.”

Nov 2017

Far From The Tree: A Documentary Review

These are stories fundamentally about how love enables families, when coupled with steadfast determination, to overcome their pain and the stigma they may feel; and it is about how individuals can come to accept themselves, to have a good life – a life with dignity.