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Coming Up for Air Movie

  • 28 Aug 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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Coming up for Air, winner of six best feature awards at festivals worldwide  tells the story of ceramic artist Anna Russell and her son Stan, a straight A college student and high diving champion seeking a spot on the men's 10m Olympic diving team.  The pressure and stress to succeed in both his competitions and school take their toll and Stan begins a downward spiral with potentially tragic consequences.

A breathtaking family drama that highlights the importance of mental health care, this feature takes audiences on an all-too-common journey, highlighting the pressures that are put upon teenagers to succeed and on parents to cope.

Coming Up for Air is being hailed as a picture that will launch a national conversation about the significant role caregivers play helping friends, family and individuals recover from mental illness.

A panel discussion to include the audience will be moderated by Maj. (ret.) Sam Cochran.

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