“Resilience”

The Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle presents the Chicago premiere of James Redford’s new documentary, RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AT 8:00 PM

THE GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER, CHICAGO

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In conjunction with the Third Annual International Resilience Summit (Nov. 2-3), the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle is proud to present the Chicago premiere of RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE. Director James Redford will appear in person to discuss the film and a panel will commence after the film.  Judge Clark Erickson, from the Kankakee area and Audrey Soglin, Executive Director of the Illinois Education Association will be featured panelists.

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RESILIENCE documents the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.

“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.”

RESILIENCE delves into the science, treatment and prevention of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), a leading cause of medical diseases ranging from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression. What’s predictable is preventable.

For more information about the film and to watch the trailer, please visit: kpjrfilms.co/resilience/

James Redford is a filmmaker and activist whose work includes the HBO documentaries, TOXIC HOT SEAT and THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA. He is the Chairman of The Redford Center, a non-profit film production company he co-founded with his father, Robert Redford, devoted to making documentaries that inspire positive change.

James Redford is available for interviews in person in November. Please contact Amber Bobin with KPJR at 617-201-1414 to inquire about scheduling one for your media outlet.

The Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving voice to independent films and diversity within the film industry. Our CIFCC Showcase series is bringing several new or overlooked movies to area theaters this fall.

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For more information about us, please visit: chicagoindiecritics.org

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