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    Letter to My Mother

    Presented by Alpha home and SAFILM - San Antonio Film Festival at Santikos Palladium Theatre

    January 26, 2017

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    Letter to My Mother

    Alpha Home partners with artist Branislav Jankic to screen "Letter To My Mother," a short film that reveals an impactful look into the lives of mothers suffering from addiction in the United States. The project strives to lift addiction stigma and offer hope to those struggling with this disease.

     

    Following the film’s screening, a Q&A will take place with Branislav Jankic and Monika Jac Jagaciak (Directors of the film), Dr. Richard P. Usatine (Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UT Health Science Center) (UTHSCSA), Melissa Dobbertin (Outpatient and Admissions Director at Alpha Home and one of the mothers featured in the film) and Rachel Rivera (Alpha Home Alumnae and one of the mothers featured in the film). The Letter to My Mother book will be available for sale and signing by the artist. Funds raised by this project will be donated to recovery homes that help mothers with addiction and their children in the United States.

     

    Letter to My Mother is a visual and literary body of work created by artist Branislav Jankic that reveals an impactful look into the lives of mothers suffering from addiction in the United States. The project strives to lift the stigma of addiction and create an international support system for those suffering from this disease. The short film was shot during the first exhibition of the project in New York, June 2016. Alpha Home staff and Alumnae are featured in Letter to My Mother.


    Santikos Palladium Theatre

    17703 IH-10 West
    San Antonio, TX 78257

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    Admission Info:

    $10


    General Day and Time Info:

    The film is 20 minutes followed by a panel Q&A moderated by Molly Cox (CEO & President of SA2020)



    Phone: 210-785-3007

    Parking:

    personal vehicle



    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.


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