ReelAbilities/UCSF Film Screening:Two Short Films about Tourette’s

In “Flying Anne”, the filmmakers present a compelling portrait of 11-year-old Anne, who is struggling with Tourette’s syndrome in her school setting.

In “Perfect”, Julius meets with his psychologist after what he considers to be a disastrous first date due to his involuntary tics and odd preoccupations associated with his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. 

Together, these films present moving but candid portrayals of the struggles of two people with disabilities which are all but invisible to most, but present excruciating challenges for those trying to overcome them.  After the films, Caitlin R. Costello, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Amy Viehoever, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Divisions of Child Neurology and Surgical Movement Disorders will participate on a panel to discuss the films and take questions from the audience.

Thursday, June 1 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Byers Auditorium
600 16th Street, San Francisco, California 94158

Event Type

Film

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni, Patients

Campus

Mission Bay

Cost

FREE

Department/Group

Office of Diversity & Outreach

Contact Info

diveristyoutreach@ucsf.edu

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