Films that Transform: In Dialogue with Others on the Journey
The goal of the Programs in Whole Person Care (WPC) is to create a focus for healing and whole person care at McGill. Part of our mandate is to contribute to education related to healing within the University, the wider academic community, and the general public. To that end we have designed a film series which will provide a forum for the general public to meet with medical students and other members of the McGill medical community to view and discuss films that will encourage viewers to explore the meaning of healing and “wellness” in daily life.
Electronic media are a powerful way to tap the subconscious. Perhaps it is this power that makes us fear media such as television and film for their destructive potential. Their capacity to promote positive transformation and healing is the other side of the same coin. With the WPC film series, we plan to harness the power of film by following the film with a dialogue between series discussants and members of the general public. The goal of the project is to provide an understanding of healing in a modern biomedical context, and to promote recognition of healing as an integral component of medical science and practice.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality (2003)
This film is a free public event as part of the First International Congress on Whole Person Care and will be screened at New Residence Hall, 3625 Avenue du Parc, Montréal. For more information, please see: http://www.wpc2013.ca/en/agenda.htm
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Sarah's Key (2010)
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Intouchables (2011)
Films will be screened at 7:00 p.m. in Moyse Hall, Arts Building, 853 Sherbrooke West.
24 bus, Metro McGill. Follow the road straight up from the Roddick Gates, at Sherbrooke and McGill College.
Please note that as of May 28, 2010, parking availability on McGill’s Downtown Lower Campus was substantially reduced during the week. Main Campus outdoor parking area is only available for the parking of vehicles which have been sponsored by a McGill department (parking north of James Administration Building only) or visitors to the campus who have a provincial handicapped permit.
For more information about other parking facilities as well as parking rates, please click here.
Wheelchair Access to Moyse Hall:
The Arts Building is wheelchair accessible through the adjacent Leacock building. Wheelchair access to the Leacock is through the door to right of the main entrance. The corridor to the right leads to the Arts Building. There is a ramp by the first staircase between the two buildings, and an elevator at the second staircase. Moyse Hall is equipped with small elevator which gives access to the theatre.
Tickets are $10 each ($5 for students & seniors).
For information & reservations: tel.: 514-398-2298; email: wpc [dot] oncology [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Programs in Whole Person Care)