Jennifer Brea, USA, 2017, 95 min
The Black Box Theater, 7:30 PM MENA Premiere! Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is about to marry the love of her life when she's struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her "it's all in her head," she turns her camera on herself and her community as she looks for answers and fights for a cure. At once intimately personal and broadly searching, Unrest is a vital medical docu-drama.
Preceded by a look into another disorder, Parkinson's Disease, and its treatment right here in the UAE: Ranapakhara
Swapna Kurup, UAE, 2017, 10 minIn a community center in Dubai, Indian classical dancer Vonita Singh applies her art form to bring back movement in the lives of people affected by Parkinson's.