Feats of Modest Valour, has been selected to screen at the InScience Dutch International Film Festival in Nijmegen.
Co-directed and co-produced by filmmakers Alice McDowell and Mia Mullarkey, the film investigates the subject of Parkinson’s Disease, exploring the experiences of three people living with Parkinsons, and also delveing into a new medical research project called BrainMatTrain, which is being developed at the CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices, based in NUI Galway.
Feats of Modest Valour will screen twice during the prestigious festival with the screening on Saturday 11th of November taking place in the Arthouse LUX Cinema. Following the film both filmmakers will take part in a special Q&A along with Bart Post, a neurologist from Radboudumc. See more info on the screening here. The screening on Sunday 12th of November is also in the Arthouse LUX Cinema and is part of the People in Healthcare (Short Films) programme. This screening will also be followed by a Q&A discussion and you can see further info here.
Feats of Modest Valour recently won the prestigious Scientist Award at the Imagine Science Film Festival 2017 in New York. The Scientist Award is awarded by the leading international science journal, Science and its publisher, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The select jury included Nobel prize-winning scientist, Professor Martin Chalfe, and award-winning science columnist for the New York Times, Professor Carl Zimmer.
Full details on the Galway City of Film & CÚRAM ‘Science on Screen’ initiative can be seen here.