Friday Night Feature - 'Concussion'

Friday,  June 3rd at 6:30 and 8:45p.m. - Concussion (2015) Starring Will Smith, Stephen Moyer, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Eddie Marsan, Luke Wilson; Rated PG-13; 123 minutes; Presented with Captions for the hearing impaired.

Filmmaker Peter Landesman (Parkland) wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain," about the potentially horrific cost of playing football. Pittsburgh-based neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players, but after presenting his research, he finds himself under fire from the NFL.

For more information, please watch the film's trailer.  Check out what else we're screening.

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