A recent BLOOM night focused on filmmaker Kelly O'Brien and a screening of Softening, her film about raising her son Teddy, who was born with brain damage and a grim prognosis.
Softening is a candid story about a mother's love and pain, a sister's magical bond, a father's joy and devotion and a little boy's experience of the world. This Youtube clip is a portion of an interview we did with Kelly following the film.
A condensed version of Softening that focuses on Teddy and his sister Emma was posted on The New York Times. Thank you Kelly!