Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:30 pm
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Q&A after the film
72 min
Robin Berghaus


When filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser’s limbs are amputated, his life is derailed and he turns to stand-up comedy as therapy. Meanwhile, a world-famous medical team is performing transplants that restore bodies to unprecedented levels. Despite grave risks, Will agrees to undergo an experimental double-arm transplant in the hope of reclaiming his independence. Stumped explores themes of adversity, creative courage, as well as the life-changing potential of pioneering medicine.