Presented by Tegan Brierley-Sollis & Rachel Byron

Trauma and adversity are not uncommon and may influence an individual’s relationships, behaviour and emotional response. Trauma-informed practice is a strengths-based framework which emphasizes the need for emotional, physical and psychological security whilst creating opportunities for individuals to restore empowerment, control and trust. To explore these themes, an animation titled Navigating the Storm has been produced.

Navigating the Storm has been created to help explain trauma and how we may come to understand it. The animation explores how we can begin the voyage to becoming more trauma-informed and responsive. We are not predictable, and we will all experience life differently but we can work together to nurture society and lead with gentle curiosity and understanding This lunchtime lecture will take the form of a Q&A with the author of the animation and will take attendees on a journey which explores trauma, its responses and working through a trauma-informed lens.

Lunchtime Lectures is a collaboration between Storyhouse and the University of Chester, providing an open platform for debate on a range of topics and fascinating subjects.

They take place on the third Tuesday of each month.

Our Lunchtime Lectures are videoed and archived for future viewing, by attending you give permission for us to do so – thanks!

 

Duration

Approx 60 mins

Activities Reel Talk
The Kitchen

Reel Talk is a new monthly meet-up & discussion group led by Storyhouse Cinema team.

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Cinema Wendell & Wild (12A)

1 hr 45 | A troubled teen haunted by her past, who must confront her personal demons, Wendell & Wild, to start a new life in her old hometown.

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Cinema ParaNorman (PG)

1 hr 32 | ParaNorman is the story of 11-year-old Norman Babcock who must use his unique ability to see and speak with the dead to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

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Cinema The Lost King (12A)

1 hr 48 | AD | The true story of a woman who took on the country’s most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England’s history.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: Hocus Pocus (PG)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 35 | Teenager Max accidentally awakens a coven of witches and unless he can steal their book of spells there will be trouble ahead.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: The Craft (15)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 38 | A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: The Lost Boys (15)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 31 | This 1980s grown up take on the ‘Lost Boys’ featuring bad-boy teenage vampires on motorbikes shaking up a sleepy Californian town became an instant cult classic.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: What We Do In The Shadows (15)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 23 | Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: Night of The Living Dead (15)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 35 | George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is a story of corpses rising from their graves, possessed by taste for human flesh.

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Cinema Moonlight Flicks: Twilight (12)
Carriage Shed

1 hr 58 | When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

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