UNREST

Film screening & Panel discussion

When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot.

Sun, Nov. 12th 2PM - 4:30PM

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RUNTIME: 1hr 37min


GENERAL INFORMATION

We do ask that you refrain from wearing perfumes and/or fragrances as many attendees have chemical sensitivities

A Sundance Film Festival Award-winning Documentary film screening event hosted by…

 

 

More information about ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) can be found by clicking on the banner above.

 

All tickets bought are for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
If you need reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair accessible seating….
...please call our Box Office: 781.646.4849
Wheelchair Accessible seating is Available

Doors Will Open for Seating 45-Minutes prior to screening…

 

TICKETING INFORMATION

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A Ticket Processing Fee will be added to all orders.
-$2.00 TICKETING FEE will be ADDED for ALL ONLINE and PHONE ORDERS
-$1.00 TICKETING FEE will be ADDED for ALL BOX OFFICE ORDERS
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ALL SEATS: $10.00 In-Advance | $14.00 At-the-Door | A TICKETING FEE WILL BE ADDED

People w/ Disabilities: $5.00 - OFF | A TICKETING FEE WILL BE ADDED

Seniors (Over-62)  $5.00 - OFF | A TICKETING FEE WILL BE ADDED

Members of Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association: $5.00 - OFF | A TICKETING FEE WILL BE ADDED


...Sunday, November 12th at 2:00PM

Partial proceeds will go to: Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association

MEDICAL, HEALTHCARE, and SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS…

With SPECIAL THANKS to generous donors, we have limited COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS available for Medical & Healthcare Professionals and Students, as well as Researchers, Scientists and Science Students only…

 

 

More about the event…
• This engaging, award-winning film and panel discussion raises awareness about ME/CFS, a disease impacting millions worldwide.
• Post-film panel is comprised of a women’s health and ME/CFS advocate living with ME/CFS, a scientific researcher from Massachusetts General Hospital and a medical professional who is experienced with treating ME/CFS.
Post-film Moderator: Deborah Becker, Senior Correspondent/Host at WBUR, Boston’s National Public Radio station.


About the film…
Working on her Ph.D. at Harvard, twenty-eight year-old Jennifer Brea is months away from marrying the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden and looking for answers. Discounted by doctors yet determined to live, she turns her camera on herself and discovers a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome.
At its core, Unrest is a powerful love story. Together, Jen and her new husband, Omar, must find a way to build a life and fight for a cure. Their struggle to forge their relationship while dealing with her mysterious illness is at once heartbreaking, inspiring and funny.


Co-Sponsors:
Massachusetts Deptartment of Public Health, Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, MEAction, Cambridge Women’s Center, Disability Law Center, Cambridge Women’s Commission, The Arlington Disability Commission, Disability Policy Consortium, Our Bodies Ourselves and The American ME and CFS Society, Hadassah North East, ReelAbilities Film Festival Boston, Old Schwamb Mill, BU Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Opening Doors to the Arts, Boston Women’s Fund, Mass NOW, Boston International Film Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESS QUOTES
It’s no surprise that @unrestfilm won #GlobeDocsFF Audience Award for Best Film.

-GlobeDocs on Twitter

[R}iveting…...equal parts medical mystery, science lesson, political advocacy primer and even a love story. –The San Francisco Chronicle

[R]emarkably intimate, deeply edifying and a stirring call to action. -Los Angeles Times