Neuro Film Series - Discover science at the movies!
Our next film is THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY. It is
the remarkable true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby (Mathieu
Amalric), a successful and charismatic editor-in-chief of French
Elle, who believes he is living his life to its absolute fullest
when a sudden stroke leaves him in a life-altered state. While the
physical challenges of Bauby's fate leave him with little hope for
the future, he begins to discover how his life's passions, his rich
memories and his newfound imagination can help him achieve a life
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" will be hosted by Liam Durcan. Dr. Durcan was trained at the University of Manitoba and McGill University and is currently the Neurologist-in-Chief at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Aside from practicing medicine, he also writes and has had two books of fiction published (A Short Journey by Car--2004 and Garcia's Heart--2007).
Neuro Movie Nights are free and snacks can be purchased (including wraps and popcorn!).
The film will be shown with French sub-titles.