6415 Montgomery Street
There will be a Q&A with the filmmaker following the screening
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
After learning she had a genetic mutation that causes dilated cardiomyopathy, Filmmaker Dana Weidman set out to Colorado to interview the doctor who identified the missing base pairs in her chromosome.
In Nobody’s Perfect, Weidman explains how her family participated in research for twenty years and presents their experiences with genetic counseling. Although the precise genetic disease is extremely rare, the implications of this discovery could lead to a gene therapy that could prevent heart failure and heart transplantation.
A Hudson Valley Community Forum
The Gillespie Forum was founded in 1988. Its mission
is to inform and engage the community by presenting viewpoints, programs and speakers on significant issues. The Forum cooperates with local colleges to host events, lectures and film screenings on diverse topics ranging from the crisis in contemporary media to sustainability, from the Holocaust to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.