60 mins.
Directed by James Redford


This show is SOLD OUT!

Presented in collaboration with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Hampshire HOPE and SPIFFY.

Post-screening panel with Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan; Dr. Ruth Potee, family physician and addiction specialist; Miriam DeFant, director of psychological services at Clinical; and Support Options Maya Rege-Colt, LCSW, at Adoption Journeys.

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood.

As the new documentary RESILIENCE reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune.

RESILIENCE, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back.

Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.

Additional Information:

This film is available with hearing assist


 This film is available with T-Coil

Audio Description, Closed Captioning and T-Coil are not available in the Studio Theater.  For more information check our accessibility page.