UC Berkeley will Host Unrest Screening

Calling all people in the Bay Area – and beyond,
You are invited to attend a screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, Unrest, hosted by UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health on Feb. 20th.
Register for the FREE event today.
Please take this opportunity to invite your Congressional and State representatives to educate them about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. You have extra pull as a constituent. To assist you with your outreach, use this suggested call or email script.
You can also spread the word by sharing this flyer or postcard on social media, on your bulletin boards, in your medical center, etc.
Thank you for your support!
– Lily Chu
DATE: Feb. 20
TIME: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Reception
5:30 – 7 p.m. Film Screening
7 – 8 p.m. Panel Discussion 

LOCATION: David Brower Center, Berkeley
Film Synopsis
Jennifer Brea is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a mysterious fever that leaves her so ill she cannot even stand. When doctors tell her “it’s all in her head,” she turns her camera on herself, and discovers a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Together, Jen and her new husband, Omar, must find a way to build a life and fight for a cure.
You can view the Unrest trailer HERE.
Learn about the #TimeforUnrest global impact campaign at timeforunrest.org!

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