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Third Annual Shirley Hui Memorial Event: Screening of The LuLu Sessions at UCLA

On October 14, 2013, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine and Susan G. Komen Foundation honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month through hosting a complimentary screening of a deeply personal and touching documentary, The Lulu Sessions. Registration is open.

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine and Susan G. Komen, Los Angeles County

Present

The Lulu Sessions

In honor of

Ms. Shirley Hui and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On

Monday, October 14, 2013

 

 

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Location

UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center

Tamkin Auditorium, B-level, Room 130

757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

 

Schedule

6:00 p.m.                     Reception

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.           Screening of The Lulu Sessions

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.           Panel discussion

The panel features:

  • Ka-Kit Hui, MD, FACP of UCLA Center for East-West Medicine
  • Matthew Conolly, MD of UCLA Internal Medicine and Palliative Care
  • Casper Wong, Director and Filmmaker of The Lulu Sessions
  • Sharon Schlesinger, Champion and Advocate of Susan G. Komen Foundation

 

Parking

Enter UCLA on Westwood Blvd and Strathmore Ave. The closest parking lot is Parking Lot 8. There will be parking attendants at the entrance who would provide you with a parking permit upon payment. The current rate for a parking permit is $12.00/day.

 

The Lulu Sessions is a powerful, stark testimonial about the tenacity of love and our capacity for pushing past limits—in love, friendship, forgiveness and life itself, in the face of impending mortality. This film is one of the first personal documentaries seen through the lens of a Chinese American, queer woman. Yet, in its heart, “Lulu” binds audiences—straight or gay, Asian or not, men or women, young or old—to the most universal of stories, that of love and death. Reflective, intensely honest, and surprisingly humorous, this unforgettable documentary makes life’s last journey accessible in ways rarely seen before on screen.

The Lulu Sessions is featured on About.com as one of the top breast cancer documentaries to watch for Breast Cancer Month. Click here to see the recommendations. For more details about the film, click here.

 

Please RVSP via phone at (310)794-0712 or e-mail to Rosana Chan at <rchan@mednet.ucla.edu>.

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