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"Let's Talk Family Trauma" - Film Screening & Moderated Discussion

Date/Time

Oct 25, 2018
06:00 PM until 08:00 PM

Description

The ELLA Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to offering education, support and advocacy to individuals and families affected by violence, will launch a new, ongoing community discussion series in Savannah, focusing on the impact of mental illness. 

The second event in the series, "Let's Talk Family Trauma," will take place on Thursday, October 25 at 6 p.m. at the Jewish Education Alliance, located at 5111 Abercorn St.  The event will include the first local screening of the documentary The Family I Had, which explores The ELLA Foundation Founder and Executive Director Charity Lee's tragic loss of her daughter Ella as well as her relationship with her now-incarcerated son. After the screening of the documentary, which originally premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, a moderated discussion with Charity Lee about family trauma will take place. A $15 donation is suggested.  About The ELLA Foundation: 
Following the tragic murder of her four-year-old daughter, Ella, by her 13-year-old son, Paris, Charity Lee founded The ELLA Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization aiding those affected by violence, mental illness and the criminal justice system through education, support and advocacy. Through Empathy, Love, Lessons and Action, the foundation strives to transform those who committed acts of violence as well as victims of violence and to facilitate positive change. To learn more about The ELLA Foundation, visit ellafound.org. 

Cost

$15 suggested donation

Location

View map Jewish Educational Alliance
5111 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA

Additional Information

Sponsor

The ELLA Foundation

Contact name

Charity Lee

Contact email

charity@ellafound.org

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