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Nicky Gottlieb was a child of extraordinary talents and odd behavior. At age 21, he was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism.

TODAY'S MAN follows Nicky over the course of six years as he struggles to leave the safety of his family's home and find his own place in the world.
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Three young adults sit around a table in a conference room with todaysmans and clipboards strewn around it, while one young woman stands at the head of the table, holding up a newstodaysman

The Making Of:

"That footage of him as a child was lost until I was making the film and found it in the back of my parent’s kitchen cupboard."
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The Filmmakers:

"It is my hope that this film could explain Nicky and those like him to people who might otherwise write him off, take offense or become angered by him."  Read more about the filmmakers >>
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