Andy Irons: Kissed By God

Documentary | 100 Minutes | NR
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Showings

Michigan Theater - Screening Room Tue, Apr 30 7:00 PM
Part of the Science on Screen Film Series. Discussion will follow!
Event Info
Category:Films
Science on Screen

Description

Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Science on Screen Program, an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre presented with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Arbor Research Collaborative for Health. Three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons quietly battled bipolar disorder and opioid addiction throughout his life - demons that millions of others combat daily. His previously untold story tears down myths associated with the diseases. The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Melvin McInnis, MD, Director for the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program, and Fred Blow, PhD, Director for the U-M Department of Psychiatry Addiction Center.

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