Documentary on eating disorders to screen at UNCW

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Submitted: Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:39am
Updated: Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:47am

By: Si Cantwell

WILMINGTON, NC — ( — Project HEAL, a nonprofit organization that funds scholarships for eating disorder treatment, is hosting a screening of the documentary "Someday Melissa."

"Someday Melissa" was created by Judy Avrin, Danna Markson and director Jeffrey Cobelli after Avrin's daughter, Melissa, died from a heart attack following a five-year battle with an eating disorder. It was inspired by Melissa's journal writings.

The goal is to show the film and provide educational materials and a forum to share stories of recovery and hope.

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