Coming Up for Air tells the story of ceramic artist Anna Russell (Staples) and her son Stan, a straight A college student and high diving champion, seeking an spot on the men’s 10m Olympic diving team. The pressure and stress to succeed in his high-stakes athletic competitions, while maintaining his A average and a social life, begin to take their toll. Stan begins to unravel and withdraws into himself with potentially tragic consequences. Coming Up for Air is a breathtaking family drama that highlights the importance of readily available mental health care. It will take audiences on an all-too-common journey, highlighting the pressures that are put upon teenagers to succeed and on parents to cope. Local experts will be on hand to distribute information and answer any questions.
Monday, Feb 17, 7 PM - 9:30 PM
Malco Ridgeway Cinema Grill 5853 Ridgeway Center Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38120
$12.00, $8.00, $9.50