UNREST


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Event:
UNREST
Date:
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Venue:
UVU Fulton Library Auditorium (LI 120)
Address:
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800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT, 84058

Directed by Jennifer Brea
97 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Open Captions Presented with Open Captions.

Post-film discussion organized by the Bateman Horne Center with Dr. Lucinda Bateman (BHC Medical Director), Dr. Suzanne Vernon (BHC Research Director), moderated by Rob Ence (BHC Executive Director).

 
Twenty-eight-year-old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and months away from marrying the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden and looking for answers. Determined to live, she turns her camera on herself and her community – a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Unrest is, at its core, a love story.  How Jen and her new husband forge their relationship while dealing with her mysterious illness is at once heartbreaking, inspiring and funny.

Winner: U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Editing–2017 Sundance Film Festival, Illuminate Award–2017 Sheffield International Documentary Festival; Official Selection – SXSW Film Festival; Hotdocs; CPH:DOX


This screening is presented in partnership with

Orem screenings presented in partnership with
The Digital Cinema Production and Cinema Studies Program


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