Independent Lens "The Horse Boy" on WXXI-TV

Independent Lens "The Horse Boy" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 05/11/2010 - 10:00pm

Pictured: Rowan (pictured, on a reindeer).

Credit: Justin Hennard

A family’s unforgettable journey as they travel from Texas to Mongolia in search of a miracle to heal their autistic son.

“The Horse Boy” explores one family’s unforgettable journey as they travel halfway across the world in search of a miracle to heal their autistic son. The film blends footage from the family’s adventure through the Mongolian countryside with scenes from their life at home in Texas. Bolstered by testimony from autism experts, including Dr. Temple Grandin, this compelling film exquisitely captures an astonishing physical and spiritual journey. By Michel Orion Scott. Independent Lens “The Horse Boy" airs Tuesday, May 11 at 10 p.m. on WXXI- TV (DT 21.1/ cable 1011 and 11).

 

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