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Press: Audio & Video


Jul 2018

Video: Build Series: The Difficulties and Rewards of Difference

Andrew Solomon and Rachel Dretzin join Build host Matt Forte to discuss Far from the Tree, Dretzin’s new documentary based on Solomon’s award-winning book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Audio: Let Me Tell You…With Joan Hamburg: “Far from the Tree”

Andrew Solomon joins veteran radio host Joan Hamburg to discuss Rachel Dretzin’s new documentary, Far from the Tree, based on Solomon’s best-selling Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Video/Audio: New York Public Library: Andrew Solomon and Rachel Dretzin “Far from the Tree” Q&A

Author Andrew Solomon and director Rachel Dretzin join New York Public Library president Tony Marx onstage after a preview screening of Dretzin’s new documentary, Far from the Tree, based on Solomon’s award-winning book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Video: After coming out to his parents, one man explores questions around family and identity

Andrew Solomon talks to TODAY Show host Megyn Kelly about coming out as gay to his parents, and about the new documentary Far from the Tree.

Jul 2018

Video: Couple with dwarfism talk about parenting, happiness

“The biggest difficulty of being a little person,” Stramondo notes, “isn’t our bodies, but it’s other people’s response to them.”

Jul 2018

Video: A Mother, A Son, and Down Syndrome

“I had to say to myself, ‘Is my child only worthwhile if he’s a superstar? Or is it alright to be a plain ordinary person with Down syndrome, or with a disability? Is it okay to be who you are?’ And that was my fundamental challenge.”

Jul 2018

Video: Writers Read from “Testament” by Oleg Sentsov

On the occasion of his 42nd birthday, and to mark his continued incarceration and ongoing hunger strike, writers from around the world read excerpts from Oleg Sentsov’s “Testament.”

Jul 2018

Audio: Viewpoints Radio: Maximizing Your Experience Traveling Internationally

Many dream of traveling the world, but what do you do when you actually get there?

May 2018

Video: Andrew Solomon at UAB: 2018 Ireland Visiting Scholar Lecture

In this lecture, Andrew distinguishes between love and acceptance, illustrated by the lives of families with exceptional children who are very different from their parents.

Apr 2018

Trailer: “Far from the Tree” Opens In Theaters July 20, VOD July 27

“In a moment when the value of diversity is being questioned on a national stage, this is a film full of beautiful truths and enduring hope.”