1 Jun 2022

New doco follows musicians on autism spectrum

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 1 June 2022
The ASD Band

ASD Band members from Left to Right: vocalist Rawan Tuffaha, drummer Spenser Murray. guitarist and vocalist Jackson Begley, and piano player Ron Adea. Photo: supplied

A new Canadian film follows four musicians on the autism spectrum as they record and release an EP. OKAY : The ASD Band Film is a feature length documentary with four people at its heart: lead singer Rawan Tuffaha, guitarist and vocalist Jackson Begley, piano player Ron Adea and drummer Spenser Murray. The four Toronto musicians came together through an Autism spectrum charity, drawn to each other through their shared love of music. Award winning documentary and commercial director Mark Bone made the film, follows them as they branch out from singing covers to wirting original music, and recording and releasing their album.The film is playing here as part of Doc Edge, screening online from today til July 10.  Kathryn speaks with drummer Spenser Murray and director Mark Bone.