The Faun Experiment Filmmaker Daisy Wright Talk

March 12, 2014
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 9:30am
University Hall 0056
Still from Faun Project

Filmmaker Daisy Wright will be speaking to students on Wednesday, April 2 about her documentary, The Faun Experiment. The film will be screened on April 1 at 4:30pm in the US Bank Theater in the Ohio Student Union.

Film summary from IMDB: At 30, Gregg Mozgala had never felt his heels on the ground. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, a neurological disorder that disrupts communication between the brain and muscles, Mozgala was what physical therapists label a toe-walker. His family was told there was no cure, and he lived in fear of the medical prognosis that he would be in a wheelchair by age 40. But then he meets choreographer Tamar Rogoff and both of their lives change. The Faun Experiment tells the story of the remarkable intersection between art and science. Working together to create a dance performance, Mozgala and Rogoff discover that the degenerative effects of CP might not flow into an unstoppable downward spiral, and that people with CP can change their own prognoses. 

For more information about the film, visit the Kickstarter page or watch the trailer below:

 

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