TECHNICAL.LY — On October 2, 2010, the lives of Corey Beattie and those close to her changed forever. Beattie, an aspiring chef, was involved in a serious car accident, which left her with a traumatic brain injury. As a way of coping with the tragedy, good family friend and Philadelphia filmmaker Jonathan Ristaino came up with the idea to document Beattie’s progress and follow her journey. Ristaino began filming Beattie in 2012. After five years of ups, downs, triumphs, and tribulations, he will screen his finished piece, Brain Crumbs, on April 22 at Penn Cinema in Wilmington.
“I decided to film Corey because I wanted to expose her struggle and give [Beattie and her family] a voice,” he said. Read the full article.