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Tourette’s Syndrome

I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 – 7:30pm
USA 2005 Director: Ellen Goosenberg Kent
Post-screening discussion with Dr. Diane Fast, Staff psychiatrist, BC Children’s Hospital Neuropsychiatry Clinic
Co-sponsored by the Greater Vancouver Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada.

ImageIn every school in North America, it’s likely that at least one child has Tourette’s Syndrome (TS). These children are often stigmatized and almost always misunderstood. This highly acclaimed documentary presents a candid look at the lives of children growing up with this baffling condition.

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Life’s a Twitch

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 – 7:30pm
Canada 2002 Director: Cindy Bisaillon

He barks, spits, and shakes. He just can’t help it. Duncan McKinlay has Tourette’s Syndrome. At age 7, he noticed what he called a devil in his head that made his life hell. In his teens, it wasn’t a question of whether to kill himself, but when. Life’s a Twitch takes us on a quirky ride into Duncan’s world, where he’s learned to turn his nightmare into a celebration.

Post-screening discussion with Dr. Diane Fast, Staff psychiatrist, BC Children’s Hospital Neuropsychiatry Clinic
Co-sponsored by the Greater Vancouver Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada.

Preceded by I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me

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