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My name is Jeff Bemiss. I am an independent filmmaker and film instructor at Trinity College in Connecticut. Last year, my students and I made a 16-minute film called Coaching Colburn, about James Colburn, a young man with Fragile X Syndrome. We shared the film with the Fragile X community and were blown away by the response. […]

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If you haven’t backed this outreach effort yet, NOW IS THE TIME! Reserve your copy of the brand new, 27-minute version of COACHING COLBURN! FREE PREVIEW Watch Mary Lou Supple Colburn’s delightful memory of one of her son’s early behaviors: Comments about COACHING COLBURN from FX parents: “My son Cole will be 21 in March. He […]

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VIDEO: Making Coaching Colburn – Part One

A few semesters ago, Trinity College offered an unusually ambitious film production class with the unassuming title “Film 309.” Not listed in the course catalog, students applied to take the class in person and were selected via an interview process. In the end, eleven students were chosen and challenged to conceive, script, shoot, finish and […]

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