ReelAbilities Presents “Unrest”

March 22, 2018 Boston Free
Jennifer Brea in “Unrest” (Promotional still)
Jennifer Brea in “Unrest” (Promotional still)

Jennifer Brea is a Harvard Ph.D. student with a taste for adventure, married to the love of her life, when suddenly her body begins to fail her. Jennifer starts filming her darkest moments, chronicling her journey, including her diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. As she searches for answers online, Jennifer connects with other CFS sufferers across the globe and films their stories. “Unrest” is a personal documentary that asks us to examine the stigma associated with an illness that affects millions and still has no cure. Shortlisted for an Academy Award® for Best Documentary, 2017.

Skype Q&A to follow with director and film subject Jennifer Brea.

Directed by Jennifer Brea, United States, 97 minutes, documentary, English with open captions and audio description.

Co-presented with Bright Lights Series at Emerson College & Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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