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Sea of Change

Sunday Sep 29, 2013

KiMo Theatre

423 Central NW
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$10


Led by 24-year-old paralyzed young woman Cody Unser and nine war veterans, living in wheelchairs themselves, who are finally released to go where everyone else goes with no worry of high curbs or large steps getting in the way.

This is a story of the discovery of freedom through weightless movement and of self renewal -- all based on an experience they never believed they could have on a reef 60 feet below the surface of the sea. In the process, This amazing experiment chronicled by John Hopkins doctors may change the lives of any one with paralysis. http://cufsf.org/default.aspx

See also: Reel World

The weight of water

Talk show host Montel Williams will be the special guest at a movie screening this Sunday, Sept. 29, at KiMo Theatre. Williams is the narrator of the new PBS documentary Sea of Change. The film examines the idea of “freedom through weightlessness” and follows Albuquerque native Cody Unser—paralyzed since age 12—as she leads a group of nine disabled veterans to a reef 60 feet below the surface of the ocean. This amazing experiment was undertaken by doctors at Johns Hopkins. Introductions begin at 3:30pm. The documentary premieres at 4pm. A post-film Q&A featuring producer Chris Schueler, Cody Unser, Montel Williams and Dr. Daniel Becker of Johns Hopkins will begin around 5pm. Tickets are $10 and are available at the KiMo box office or through kimotickets.com.

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    Phone: (505) 768-3544