Johnny Physical Lives

Photo courtesy of the filmmakers


Johnny Physical Lives: Illness, Loss, and the Power of Human Connection

Featuring a Post-Screening Panel Discussion

Sunday, January 21, 2:00 p.m.

About the Program

This innovative, award-winning short documentary tells the moving story of two brothers making a rock & roll documentary as one goes through treatment for leukemia.

Featuring both footage by and of documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles as well as animated sequences, the film explores the innovative ways of coping with illness and loss. (2015, 22 min. No MPAA rating.)

After the screening, writer-director Joshua Neuman, New York Times Well columnist Suleika Jaouad, and cofounder of The Dinner Party: Life After Loss Carla Fernandez will have a candid discussion about creativity and human connection during crisis.

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Watch the official trailer for Johnny Physical Lives.