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Dysautonomia Support Network Unrest Movie Screening

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Virginia Volleyball Center

45685 Oakbrook Court Suite 140

Sterling, VA 20166

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October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month!

Come out and help Dysautonomia Support Network & Spoonspirations celebrate Dysautonomia Awareness Month and learn more about Dysautonomia and those effected and their daily battles!

Tickets are $5 per person and go to pay for the public screening costs.

There will be salty snacks and H2O for sale as well.

There will also be awareness apparel for sale and the proceeds will go directly to Dysautonomia Support Network!

There will be chairs for everyone but if you want to bring your favorite chair or blanket, go ahead!

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Unrest Synopsis

Jennifer Brea is an active Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer grabs a camera and films the darkest moments unfolding before her eyes as she is derailed by M.E. (commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a mysterious illness some still believe is “all in your head.”

In this story of love and loss, newlyweds Jennifer and Omar search for answers as they face unexpected obstacles with great heart. Often confined by her illness to the private space of her bed, Jen is moved to connect with others around the globe. Utilizing Skype and social media, she unlocks a forgotten community with intimate portraits of four other families suffering similarly. Jennifer Brea’s wonderfully honest portrayal asks us to rethink the stigma around an illness that affects millions of people. Unrest is a vulnerable and eloquent personal documentary that is sure to hit closer to home than many could imagine.

Unrest world-premiered January in the documentary competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Prize for editing. It has since screened at SxSW, CPH:DOX, HotDocs, River Run (Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature), the Nashville Film Festival (Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature), among Sheffield Doc/Fest (Illuminate Award). It also has a companion VR piece which premiered at Tribeca and won the Jury Award for best VR at Sheffield/DocFest.

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