GMU Visiting Filmmakers Presents Stage Four: A Love Story

StageFour160220Thursday, March 24, 2016
4:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema
Screening followed by a Q&A with the director.

Free and open to the public.

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Stage Four: A Love Story

USA, 2014. 74 min
Dir: Ben Steger

Stage Four: A Love Story is a moving documentary about life partners, Mary Jo and George. After weathering the ups and downs of a full but difficult marriage, they are approaching retirement and hope to enter the gentle twilight of their lives. Fate has other plans, though, as Mary Jo unexpectedly receives a diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer. Taken by surprise, they must navigate the unfamiliar and intimidating world of cancer treatment and determine a course of action.

The film is winner of 2016 Best International Feature Length Documentary Award at the DOCfeed Documentary Festival.

Sponsored by Film and Video Studies and Film and Media Studies.

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