A courageous young Scottish actress takes the boldest step imaginable to confront her risk of having inherited the fatal, incurable Huntington’s Disease.
Date: Saturday, February 7, 12PM
Location: Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall
Filmmaker Bio: Lucy Walker is a British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award. Her films include feature documentaries The Crash Reel, Waste Land, Countdown to Zero, among others as well as short films The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom and The Lion’s Mouth Opens. Her films have also been nominated for seven Emmys, an Independent Spirit Award, a DGA Award and a Gotham Award and have won over eighty other film awards. Lucy grew up in London, England, and graduated from Oxford University before winning a Fulbright scholarship to attend the Graduate Film Program at NYU. She began her career by directing theatre and musical theater, winning awards at Oxford for her productions.