Nerve: Conversations with Lenore

 NERVE: Conversations with Lenore

30 minute.  Documentary, 2008.

Camera and Direction:  Wendy Woodson

Written Passages: Lenore Manderson

Editing:  Wendy Woodson & Dan Keller

In 2001 Dr. Lenore Manderson, a medical anthropologist living in Melbourne Australia, lost the use of her left hand while writing 'Surface Tensions; a book based on her research on trauma to the body.  Nerve follows Manderson's struggles with her sudden disability and her journey to discover a new identity and sense of self. 

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