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Sunday, May 31 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Exploring Genetic Inheritance through Film

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One in forty Ashkenazi Jews carry the BRCA1 and BRCA 2 genetic mutation, which results in a higher chance of breast and ovarian cancer. This presentation focuses on Gabriella's personal journey relating to her familial history of breast cancer, and its intersection with her passion and career - that of a filmmaker. The films shown act as a catalyst to speak about the impact of genetic testing on the individual and the community.

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Gabriella Blumberg

Gabriella Blumberg is a South African-born filmmaker and drama teacher (ATCL, LTCL). She completed her BA in Film and Television cum laude at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and attained an MA in Directing at the MET Film School London; where she thrived directing... Read More →

Sunday May 31, 2020 5:00pm - 5:50pm SAST
Room 4