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Laois theatre hosts Irish film premiere of Resilience
After a successful tour in the UK, the award-winning documentary Resilience premiered in The Republic of Ireland in the Dunamaise Arts Centre this week.
The Portlaoise Family Resource Centre was delighted with the Irish premier of the documentary in collaboration with the Dunamaise, which took place on Wednesday, July 28.
This is the film helping the world wake up to the impact of childhood trauma.
At the premiere the audience heard the personal story of local lad Jason Doyle – a young person who has been engaging with the PFRC since the age of 6.
Jason’s story resonated with the viewers, and there was not a dry eye in the house after hearing his personal experience and the impact the Family Resource Centre had on him overcoming his adversities…
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“I’ll ask them, ‘Who are you?’” Wittman tells Business Insider.
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“Those are roles you play,” Whittman says. They’re not who you are.
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