First Trailer for ‘My Beautiful Stutter’ Doc on Being Okay to Stutter

My Beautiful Stutter Doc Trailer

“For some kids, I want it to turn their lives around.” Discovery has unveiled a trailer for the documentary film titled My Beautiful Stutter, which is premiering on the Discovery+ streaming service starting this month. The doc follows five kids who stutter ages 9 to 18, from all over the U.S., who after experiencing a lifetime of bullying & stigmatization, meet other children who stutter at an interactive arts-based program, The Stuttering Association for the Young (“SAY”), based in NYC. Over the course of a year we witness first hand the incredible transformation that happens when these young people of wildly different backgrounds experience for the first time the revolutionary idea at the heart of SAY: that it’s okay to stutter. This looks so powerful and inspiring! The doc is produced by Michael Alden and Ryan Gielen; and executive produced by Paul Rudd, Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, Patrick James Lynch, and George Springer. It’s worth a look.

Here’s the official trailer (+ poster) for Ryan Gielen’s doc My Beautiful Stutter, direct from YouTube:

My Beautiful Stutter Doc Poster

My Beautiful Stutter follows five kids who stutter, ages 9 to 18, from all over the United States and all walks of life, who, after experiencing a lifetime of bullying and stigmatization, meet other children who stutter at an interactive arts-based program, The Stuttering Association for the Young, based in New York City. Their journey to SAY find some close to suicide, others withdrawn and fearful, exhausted and defeated from failed fluency training, societal pressures to not stutter or the decision to remain silent. Over the course of a year we witness first hand the incredible transformation that happens when these young people of wildly different backgrounds experience for the first time the revolutionary idea at the heart of SAY: it’s okay to stutter. My Beautiful Stutter is directed by producer / filmmaker Ryan Gielen, director of the feature films The Graduates, Drinking Games, and Turtle Hill Brooklyn previously. The doc will debut exclusively streaming on Discovery+ starting March 11th this month. Visit the official website.

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