Science on Screen: Art House Theater Day

Stumped

Directed by Robin Berghaus

USA, 2017, 1h 12min

Science on Screen  Art House Theater Day

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

When filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser loses his limbs due to a bacterial infection, he takes an unconventional approach to therapy. Stand-up comedy. Meanwhile, a team of surgeons is performing transplants that restore patients’ bodies to unprecedented levels. With new hope to reclaim his independence, Will risks his life to undergo an experimental double-arm transplant.

Q&A will feature Dr. Richard Freeman, the Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs at Dell Medical School and a veteran transplant surgeon. Freeman will be joined by STUMPED director Robin Berghaus and Linda Meeker, donor wife of Dennis Meeker. An AFS Grant-supported film.

Science on Screen® is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Special thanks to our Community Supporters of this screening: Dell Medical School, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance and Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.

 

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