Semicolon; The Adventures of Ostomy Girl

Semicolon; The Adventures of Ostomy Girl

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Canadian Premiere

NOTE: all screenings at this venue are 19+.

Sponsored by:
Shirley Barnett
Melvyn Ackerman and Ellen Flanders
Alan and Bridget Sacks

With skype guest, director Robin Greenspun

Jews of central and eastern European ancestry face a higher risk of Crohn’s disease. Meet Dana, a feisty, funny, and charming 25-year-old Jewish girl at a crossroads… but not the kind you might expect. Dana battles with Crohn’s Disease every single day. Dana depends on intravenous nutrition, constant vigilance and a wicked sense of humor to stay alive. Now she faces the daunting task of deciding how she wants to live the rest of her life, coping with the limitations and rigors of her current routine or taking a leap of faith on a complicated transplant that could give her a chance at the normal life she has never known. “Dana’s probably the funniest and most lighthearted person you’ll see on screen this year.” —Dish Mag

Festivals and Awards

  • Las Vegas International Film Festival 2015: winner Best Documentary Feature

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Event Details

Film Info

Year 2015
Country USA
Director Robin Greenspun
Cast Dana Bernstein
Runtime 83 min
Language English
Genre ,