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Unrest Rated 12A


Dir. Jennifer Brea. USA, 2017. 1h 38m. Starring Jennifer Brea, Omar Wasow, Jessica l e Taylor, Samuel Bearman, Ruby Taylor, Colin Taylor.

A personal and eloquent documentary about a Harvard student struck down by a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden. Looking for answers, she turns the camera on herself and discovers a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome.

This screening will be followed by a special Science Oxford talk by ME/chronic fatigue syndrome expert, Dr Karl Morten, University of Oxford, and Miss Nina Muirhead

‘A bracingly inventive and moving documentary’ ★★★★ Simran Hans, The Guardian

‘Researching others' experiences as well as recording her own, Brea turns an unflinching eye on the distressing details of those left bed-ridden.’ ★★★★ Stephen Puddicombe, Total Film