About the film

Scott Matzka was in peak physical condition — a member of the University of Michigan’s 1998 NCAA champion hockey team and a 13-year professional player for teams like the Grand Rapids Griffins and Kalamazoo Wings. After receiving a devastating ALS diagnosis at the age of 36, Scott grapples with plans for the remainder of his life while relentlessly advocating to find a cure for the terminal disease. The documentary from Michigan filmmaker Kevin Romeo provides an intimate, unflinching look at how the illness impacts him and his family. Metro Detroit theatrical premiere.My Turn” will be preceded by the short film “Snowbowl.”

Showtimes

6 p.m. Fri., April 12
Patriot Theater
at the War Memorial

4:30 p.m. Sat., April 13
DeRoy Auditorium,
Wayne State University

Film credits

Unrated
Year: 2018
Run time: 1 hour
Director: Brooke Peters, Kevin Romeo
Producers: Kevin Romeo
Editors: Nick Benitez
Cinematographer: Tyler Appel, Nick Benitez