Stumped – 12/5

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Tuesday, December 5th

Sponsored by the Independent Film Festival of Boston, Wicked Queer, ReelAbilities and Student Accessibility Services

Directed by Robin Berghaus, documentary, 72 minutes, USA, 2017.

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. Discussion with director Robin Berghaus and subject, Will Lautenheiser to follow.

 

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