The Film


The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks is a feature-length documentary film that takes us inside the mind of the man who revolutionized the way we think about the human brain: world-renowned author and neurologist Oliver Sacks, M.D.

Animation, found footage, archival material and cinematic live action weave together with on-camera interviews to tell the story of Oliver’s boundless pursuit for understanding and connection to people, patients, and the biological world.

Filmmaker Dempsey Rice builds a stunning visual world that brings to life Oliver’s powerful stories, ultimately inspiring in each of us an irrepressible enthusiasm for, and curiosity about, the human mind.