http://web.emerson.edu/brightlights Emerson Paramount Theater
559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Date Idea, Film, LGBT, Social Good, University
Tuesday, December 5: Stumped
Robin Berghaus | Documentary | 72 minutes | USA, 2017
Film ratings: W, D, LGBTQ
When filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser's limbs are amputated, his life is derailed and he turns to stand-up comedy as therapy. Meanwhile, a world-famous medical team is performing transplants that restore bodies to unprecedented levels. Despite grave risks, Will agrees to undergo an experimental double-arm transplant in the hope of reclaiming his independence. A discussion with director Robin Berghaus and film subject Will Lautzenheiser will follow the screening.
All screenings start at 7:00 pm and take place at Emerson’s Paramount Center Bright Family Screening Room, located at 559 Washington Street, Boston. Seating is first come, first served. There is no advance registration.
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