When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife begin documenting their emotional journey in the form of an unusually beautiful and poetic video game. The game was extremely successful, so they decided to make a film. The film, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, follows Ryan and his family over two years through the creation of “That Dragon, Cancer" HPCK will be hosting this screening intended to educate, engage and fundraise. Although there are no costs to view this screening, we do accept donations. This screening will be of special interest to people looking to explore the following topics:
art, childhood cancer, digital storytelling,end-of-life and palliative care, faith/religion, family, gaming, health/illness, media literacy, medicine, oncology, parenting, pediatrics, technology, video game design, video games.