Photos: Peter Landesman at screening of CONCUSSION

The Writers Guild of America, East hosted an Awards screening of CONCUSSION (Columbia Pictures) on Tuesday, December 15th at the IFC Center. The screening was followed by a Q&A with Writer / Director Peter Landesman, which was moderated by WGAE President Michael Winship. Photographs by Jill Krementz.

Will Smith stars in CONCUSSION, a thriller based on the true story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known.  Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.