Screening will be followed by discussion panel featuring local expertsBoise, Idaho – To help gain a better understanding about the dangers of concussions in young athletes, St. Luke’s Concussion Clinic is sponsoring a free viewing of the documentary “Head Games” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main Street.
“Head Games” is a documentary by Steve James, who also directed the acclaimed “Hoop Dreams.” In “Head Games” James explores the current culture surrounding athletics and the implications and toll such a culture has taken on the health of communities around the nation.
To see a preview of "Head Game" watch the trailer below.
Following the screening of the documentary, a panel of local experts moderated by KTVB anchor Dee Sarton will be discussing the documentary, implications of current research and guidelines, and providing some perspective for parents, coaches, and other community members interested in the topic.
The screening and panel discussion is free to attend, but an RSVP would be appreciated. To RSVP or for any questions please contact, Matt Kaiserman, St. Luke’s Concussion Clinic, (208) 381-9205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information contact: St. Luke’s media manager, (208) 381-2894.
Ken Dey served as Public Relations Coordinator at St. Luke's from 2008-2014.