It’s February now, and we have our movie to watch! Rae suggested “Brain On Fire” and that looks really awesome.
It’s the true story of Susannah Canahan, and how her rare brain disorder came about:
Netflix Trailer for Brain On Fire
Our Timeline for Watching and Discussing:
February: watch Brain on Fire on Netflix (I think it’s also on YouTube)
February 28th: Twitter Chat: 2pm EST (9am Hawaii, 11am Pacific)
- If you haven’t joined the Lit League Disability Book and Movie Club, come on over to Facebook here.
- The Calendar is linked here
- The book that the movie was based on is linked here
and is here:
The real Susannah talks about what happened to her in the following clip (which I did not watch beyond to make sure it was at least craptioned, because I don’t really want spoilers here, but if you do, watch on!)
Susannah Cahalan and Her Rare Brain Disorder
Meriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black.