The Sensitives

Sunday, September 17, 2017
2:00 pm
The Screening Room, Newburyport
Q&A after the film
83 min
Drew Xanthopoulos


A film about resisting isolation and living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCA), shown in a way that’s never been seen before. The Sensitives follows several victims suffering from the effects of MCA  including  a loving grandfather who is struck down by a debilitating illness with mysterious, environmental origins and an aging mother and her two adult sons living in self-imposed quarantine deep in the Arizona 

Our venues

The Firehouse Center for the Arts

The Firehouse Center for the Arts is adjacent to Newburyport's scenic waterfront park. The Firehouse Center is a hallmark for local culture and arts. Programming is broad-based, and includes dance, music, theater, and art.

See map
Our venues

Newburyport Screening Room

The Screening Room is Newburyport’s gem of a cinema. This 99-seat theater has been running reels nightly since 1982. The Screening Room is one of the only places on the North Shore that shows independent and foreign films.

See map
Our venues

Newburyport Public Library

The Newburyport Public Library occupies a historic federal mansion in downtown Newburyport. The Tracy Mansion has an impressive history of early guests including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.

See map