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My Beautiful Broken Brain

Friday, March 18
9:30PM - 10:53PM

Alamo Ritz 2
320 E 6th St


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MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is a profoundly personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of the human brain, after Lotje Sodderland miraculously survives a hemorrhagic stroke and finds herself starting again in an alien world, bereft of language and logic. This feature documentary takes us on a genre-twisting tale that is by turns excruciating and exquisite - from the devastating consequences of a first-time neurological experiment, through to the extraordinary revelations of her altered sensory perception.

Section: Visions
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Year: 2014
Runtime: 83min

Director: Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland

Executive Producer: David Lynch, Michael Houldey

Producer: Sophie Robinson

Editor: James Scott

Sound Designer: Nick Ryan


Sophie Robinson is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. She has an exceptionally strong reputation for bringing her stories to life through powerful and emotive characters that are at the core of her films.

Lotje Sodderland is a writer and filmmaker, exploring the self, personal resilience, and the machinations of the human mind.

Distributor: Netflix

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(310) 975-8987

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