Frank film at UVic looks at abuse of food, alcohol

United Way, UVic host documentary on transforming to a healthy lifestyle

An upcoming film follows the life of a man named Frank, in a frank, but touching account of one man’s attempts to find love by getting healthy.

With a team of supporters, he cuts out the junk food in his life, starts to lose weight and confronts some demons from his past.

May I be Frank, presented by the University of Victoria and the United Way of Greater Victoria, is a documentary about food, drug and alcohol abuse and transformation.

It plays at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at Cinecenta in the UVic Student Union Building.

The star of the film, Frank Ferrante, will lead a question-and-answer session after the screening. An opening night reception happens at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $5.75 at the door.

rholmen@vicnews.com

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