Chuy - The Wolf Man - Eva Aridjis

Special Screening of Eva Aridjis's Extraordinary film - with directors Q & A Jesus "Chuy" Aceves and a dozen members of his extended family suffer from the very rare condition of congenital hypertrichosis, or "werewolf syndrome," meaning they were born with excessive hair on their faces and bodies. Due to their appearance, they suffer from discrimination in all areas of their lives. This moving and visually arresting documentary is a portrait of Chuy and his relatives and examines their struggle to find love, acceptance and employment.

DETAILS

May 4th 2015 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History, London

11 Mare St, London, E8 4RP

£5

DESCRIPTION

Eva Aridjis

Jesus "Chuy" Aceves and a dozen members of his extended family suffer from the very rare condition of congenital hypertrichosis, or "werewolf syndrome," meaning they were born with excessive hair on their faces and bodies. Due to their appearance, they suffer from discrimination in all areas of their lives. This moving and visually arresting documentary is a portrait of Chuy and his relatives and examines their struggle to find love, acceptance and employment.

 

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