Coming This Week June 12th To The Maple Theater: Decoding Annie Parker

decoding-annie-parkerDirected by: Steven Bernstein

Starring: Maggie Grace, Rashida Jones, Helen Hunt, Alice Eve, Aaron Paul

Rated: NR

Run time: 90 min

Year: 2013

SYNOPSIS

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit in partnership with The Maple Theater is proud to host a very special benefit premiere of the film, “Decoding Annie Parker”. Click here for tickets.

Based on two separate journeys leading to one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century – the isolation of the BRCA1 breast cancer gene, the film follows the geneticist who worked tirelessly and in an arena of doubt to

Annie Parker’s journey was very different. Losing her mother and sister to breast cancer and diagnosed herself, Annie was told repeatedly that the cancer destroying her family was not genetic, just “dumb luck.” But Annie never gave up on herself or her family.

Join us on Wednesday, June 12th at 6pm for a cocktail reception featuring hors d’oeuvres by Sweet Lorraine’s, followed by a screening of the film with very special guests Annie Parker herself and Director Steven Bernstein.

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. This benefit screening helps to sustain the 120 programs each month that support the courageous metro Detroit cancer community.

Click here for more information about Gilda’s Club.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Courtesy of The Maple Theater.

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