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April 28 - May 4
The Frida Cinema, 305 E. 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 90271 United States

Actress Garance Marillier delivers a towering performance as Justine, a sixteen-year-old girl whose whole family is vegetarian, and who dreams of being a veterinarian like both her parents. When she sets off to college, a hazing ritual inadvertently unlocks an unrecognized desire within Justine - an increasing desire to consume human flesh. When she learns that her appetite is shared by someone close to her, Justine begins to feel more comfortable indulging in her curious new compulsion - but soon learns some of the repercussions that come with giving in to your desires...

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RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND THE SCIENCE OF HOPE – Special Screening Presented by Western Youth Services

May 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Frida Cinema, 305 E. 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 90271 United States

As the highly acclaimed documentary Resilience reveals, there is a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. Toxic stress impacts the brain development of children and can be predictive of a lifetime of physical and mental illness. What's more, the physiological changes brought on by toxic stress also put children at greater risk for homelessness, prison time and early death. But this does not have to be the case. Resilience chronicles the work of trailblazers like Western Youth Services who are addressing toxic stress and other Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), such as abuse, neglect and violence with nearly every research-recommended strategy and, thereby providing insight, hope, and strategies on how each one of us can make a difference.

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