Out Of My Head

Tue, Jun 26
  • 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
The filmmaker sets out to investigate the devastating migraine attacks that have her daughter in their grip, and decides to make a film about it. As mother and daughter seek understanding and ever-elusive treatment, we follow them into a bizarre and fascinating world populated by doctors, neuroscientists, other migraineurs, and such unexpected characters as Lewis Carroll, Sigmund Freud, and Joan Didion. We learn that, rather than a terrible headache, migraine is a complex, deeply stigmatized neurological disease afflicting nearly a billion people worldwide. This kaleidoscopic journey, told through interviews, cinema verite, art and animation, explores the history, impact, and raw emotion evoked by this unpredictable and confounding condition.Official Selection: 2018 MoMA Doc Fortnight

Event Info

  • Presented By: Utah Film Center
  • Dates: June 26, 2018
  • Location: Salt Lake City Public Library (Main Branch)
  • Address: 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM
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