UMass Dept. of Communication Disorders will screen the award-winning documentary, 9000 Needles, on Saturday, April 13, at 1:30pm in Campus Center Room 101 on the UMass Amherst campus. The event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted at the door.
9000 Needles tells the story of Devin Dearth, a forty-year-old stroke survivor who travels to Tianjin, China in search of the rehabilitation he needs after facing the confines of the American health care system. An introduction from local acupuncturist, Dr. Benjamin Feeley will start at 1:45 pm, immediately followed by the screening of this 85-minute film. A question and answer session with Dr. Feeley and a panel of stroke survivors will follow the screening.