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Saturday, August 30 • 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Huntington's Dance - Second Screening

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HUNTINGTON’S DANCE is Chris Furbee's journey in dealing with Huntington's disease. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Slamdance Film Festival 2014 and winner of the Special Mention Jurors' Award.

Chronicle of one man’s reckoning with his family's brutal hereditary disease. This first person account brings the viewer intimately into their lives. This is an inimitably made love story between a mother and her son. The film chronicles his path: from caretaker to victim to activist over the course of 18 years.

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e50WiWgIbxg

CAST & CREW
SUBJECT OF FILM: Huntington;s disease, family struggles
DIRECTOR: Chris Furbee
PRODUCERS: Chris Furbee, Herbert H. Bennett, Debra Sugarman, Gene Furbee, Sara Kendall


Directors
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Chris Furbee

Director
Graduated from High School in 1984 in Philippi, West Virginia. I immediately moved to Mill Valley, California in order to get away from Huntington’s disease, which had claimed the life of my grandfather and my great grandmother and which had begun to affect my mother. In California, I began working towards a career in film. I worked on a independent productions and at a film rental place in San Francisco. I realized I wanted to give back to the... Read More →


Saturday August 30, 2014 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Cinema 21 616 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209