Watch free screening of film that depicts life with bipolar disorder

A free screening of Touched with Fire, which depicts life with bipolar disorderwill be held Wed., Feb. 17, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium.

A New York Times Critics’ pick, the film is “a love story between two bipolar poets,” produced by Spike Lee and directed by Paul Dalio, who has bipolar disorder. The lead character’s experiences are based Dalio’s life.

A guest panel discussion will follow the screening. Joseph Calabrese, director of the Mood Disorders Program at University Hospitals, will moderate the event.

Free tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m.

The School of Medicine, the CWRU Film Society and University Hospitals are sponsoring the showing.

Watch a trailer here: