TWO PREMIERE EVENTS: MR. CONNOLLY HAS ALS
(Not Rated 2017 32 min.)
During his 14-year tenure at Concord High School, Principal Gene Connolly was known for his non-stop energy, his love of rock & roll, and the personal connections he made with many of the school’s 1,600 students. However, in 2014, Connolly became known for something very different: the rapid loss of his ability to walk and speak due to the debilitating effects of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease). Mr. Connolly Has ALS chronicles Connolly’s final year as principal of the school and features CHS students asking Connolly about the most profound and personal aspects relating to his life with the disease.
Two events in the Lincoln Cinema: 5-6:45 PM and 7-8:45 PM. The film will be shown with open captions, and the 7 pm event will also include ASL interpretation of the discussion.
Filmmaker Dan Habib will introduce the film and participate in a post-film discussion with members of the Connolly family and other special guests. After each screening in the Lincoln Cinema, join us for a reception in the Simchik Cinema.
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