Independent Lens: Matter of Mind – My Parkinson’s


Follow three people as they navigate their lives with resourcefulness and determination in the face of a degenerative illness, Parkinson’s disease. An optician pursues deep brain stimulation surgery; a mother raising a pre-teen daughter becomes a boxing coach and an advocate for exercise; and a cartoonist contemplates how he wil

The film presents the poignant stories of these individuals as they manage symptoms and treatments, along the way to living fulfilling lives. Each is a tale of determination where, through ingenuity and adaptation, they offer insight into what it means to live with a degenerative illness.

l continue to draw as his motor control declines.


Thursday, April 11, at 10pm on ThinkTV16