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Linda Hall Library Film Series – Concussion

February 10, 2020, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Concussion (2015, 122 minutes, Rated PG-13)

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Dr. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful—and beloved—institutions in the world. With captivating performances by Alec Baldwin and Academy Award® nominee Albert Brooks.

The film will be screened at the UMKC Student Union Theater. A 30-minute audience discussion and Q&A with Charles Emerson, Head Athletic Trainer for UMKC Athletics, will follow the screening.

Admission tickets

The event is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required.

Upcoming films:

March 9: Madame Curie (1943)

April 13: Apollo 13 (1995)


This program is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Its content is solely the responsibility of the Linda Hall Library.


February 10, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Eric Ward
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UMKC Student Union Theater
5100 Cherry St
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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