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Willowbrook


narrative / short-film

Willowbrook (2012)

Directed by Ross Cohen
Commissioned by Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2012 (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL 2012 (BEST SHORT FILM)
*Location Build Out

In 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, only to discover that the institution is conducting Army funded experiments on developmentally disabled children. Based on true events.

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