Autistic Spectrum Digest (Autism) Issue 22, September 2015 - Page 16

Entertainment in the News ‘Bumblebees’ wins The Disability Film Challenge ATLANTA — A short film that features a 19-year-old with autism as its lead actor won ‘best film’ at the The Disability Film Challenge, a national competition wherein competitors where only given 48 hours to shoot and edit their own films. The challenge’s winner, ‘Bumblebees’, is a three-and-a-half minute film that stars Vance Kanell, and which was directed and written by his sister, Jenna Kanell. 16