22 E 12th St
New York, NY 10003
Who: Rebecca Carpenter, film director joined by Dr. Anne McKee, Director of the Boston University CTE Center and director of the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, and Chris Nowinski, PhD, co-founder and CEO of the Concussion Legacy.
What: Special screening and Q&A of REQUIEM FOR A RUNNING BACK. Screening to be followed by a discussion with two of the world’s most foremost CTE experts: Dr. Anne McKee, director of the Boston University CTE Center and director of the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, and Chris Nowinski, PhD, co-founder and CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, consider the future of tackle football and CTE.
When: Screening: Wednesday, November 15th, 7:10 p.m.
Photo Opportunity: 6:45 p.m.
Post Screening Q&A: 9:00 p.m.
Where: Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street,
Between 5th & University
In the wake of the growing crises in professional sports comes REQUIEM FOR A RUNNING BACK which chronicles one family’s struggle to shed light on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Much in the news today, CTE is the medical condition which occurs as a result of repeated blunt force trauma to the brain, a common occurrence to football players. Rebecca Carpenter, daughter of star running back Lewis Carpenter, reveals the harrowing story of the effects of CTE on her, and other families, as the diagnosis is revealed to them following the death of her father.
For more information, please visit: https://www.requiemforarunningback.com/