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These are previous screenings of I AM BREATHING. For upcoming events, go here.

Manchester, NH

October 05, 2013 at 12:00pm · 3 rsvps
Manchester Public Library (Manchester, NH) in Manchester, NH

Screening in the auditorium at the Manchester Public Library to raise ALS awareness and collect donations to support the ALSA

http://tinyurl.com/downwithals

http://webma.alsa.org/goto/downwithALS


Helsinki, Finland

October 07, 2013 at 1:00pm · 39 rsvps
AAC awareness week, Lasipalatsi Bio Rex in Helsinki, Finland

This I AM BREATHING movie performance is one of various events during the Finnish AAC Awareness Week October 06. - 12. of 2013

The aim of the week is to increase awareness of speech impairment and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). This year 2013 we want to urge people to think about "How would you say it, if you could not speak?"

The I AM BREATHING event begins with a performance of the iPad -band  and with exhibition of organizations that are involved with the theme of the week.  Movie starts at 2 pm, and will be followed by a panel discussion about speech impairment and the right to communicate. Panelists include Finnish professionals of the sector.

More information: www.puhevammaistenviikko.fi


Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival

October 10, 2013 at 3:00pm · $10.00 USD
The Orpheum Theatre in Flagstaff, AZ

York, England

October 13, 2013 at 6:00pm
Cityscreen in York, United Kingdom

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, Glasgow

October 14, 2013 at 6:00pm · £5.00 GBP
Glasgow Film Theatre in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Join us for a Q&A after the screening that asks: "Who cares for the carers?"


Westminster

October 14, 2013 at 6:00pm
Westminster in London, United Kingdom

This event is open to all MPs and members of the House of Lords. Although the event is not open to the general public, you can help us a great deal by sending an invitation to your MP. 

The Motor Neurone Disease Association has provided a very handy tool to help you look up your MP and send an automated e-mail. Keep in mind that a more personal email may work even better.

Lets do this!


Exeter, England

October 14, 2013 at 6:30pm · £7.10 GBP
Picturehouse in Exeter, United Kingdom

Document 11

October 20, 2013 at 6:00pm · £4.00 GBP · 34 rsvps
Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, United Kingdom

After a full weekend of fascinating films we are happy to be screening one of the best received Scottish films of the year. At 6:15 we will be showing "I Am Breathing" which was produced by the Scottish Documentary Institute and recently nominated for The Scottish BAFTA Audience Award. The film is a powerful testament of the human condition as it follows Neil Platt, who over the course of single year goes from being a healthy 30 something to being paralysed from the neck down. Having been diagnosed with what is know as ALS, MND or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. As his body gets weaker, his perspective on life changes. His humour remains, but a new wisdom emerges: “It’s amazing how adaptable we are when we have to be. It’s what separates us and defines us as human beings.”
Through his determination to share his final journey, he makes us ask ourselves ques- tions about our own lives, our relation to- or denial of- our own mortality...

This screening is sponsored by The Drouth and the screening will be followed by Q & A with directors Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon, and Bryan Carroll from MND Scotland.


BAFTA Scotland Audience Award Edinburgh

October 22, 2013 at 6:00pm · £9.10 GBP
Cineworld in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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BAFTA Scotland Audience Award Glasgow

October 22, 2013 at 6:00pm · £9.10 GBP
Cineworld in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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