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Out of body

4 minutes

A woman embraces cryonics as she challenges the limitations of her mind and body

Shot on beautiful, moody black-and-white film, this short documentary offers a look into the life of a computer scientist and dancer whose multiple sclerosis diagnosis leads her to explore new ways of moving and of thinking. Embracing the controversial practice of cryonics in hopes that there might one day be a cure for MS, she says: ‘We’re just waiting for technology to catch up with our imagination’.

Director: J Christian Jensen

Producer: J Christian Jensen

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Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

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