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Jason DaSilva was 25 years old and a rising independent filmmaker when a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis changed everything—and inspired him to make another film.

Filmmaker Interviews

Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook discuss the making of the film When I Walk.

Classroom Clips

Alice goes on a hike for the first time in two years to relieve the stress of caring for Jason.

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Alice and Jason discuss the future of their relationship after Jason experiences health setbacks.

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On their fourth date, Alice and Jason both ride scooters around the Guggenheim Museum.

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Jason comes up with the idea to generate a map of all the accessible establishments in the area.

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Jason explains the obstacles that make traveling around New York City difficult for him.

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Jason calls restaurants in his neighborhood to find out if they are wheelchair accessible.

  • Updated on October 14, 2015

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Film Information

When I Walk (90 min.)

Premiere Date: June 23, 2014

Encore Broadcast Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmaker: Jason DaSilva Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Season Announcement | Fact Sheet | Press Release | Critical Acclaim

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Critical Acclaim

DaSilva's experience behind a camera shows in his brisk pacing, clear narrative structure, and the awareness that a story of sickness needs lighthearted distractions. . . . Fueled by . . . uncompromising intelligence and unrelenting candor. NYT Critics’ Pick.

— Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

A summer film not to be missed.

— O, The Oprah Magazine


— Matt Roush, TV Guide

By any measure, When I Walk is extraordinarily accomplished, poignant, and wise.

— Inkoo Kang, Los Angeles Times

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