Mich. native details her fight against cancer in new documentary - Fox 2 News Headlines

Mich. native details her fight against cancer in new documentary

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

A documentary about a woman who is battling breast cancer is set to screen at a theater in suburban Detroit.

Jill Brzezinski-Conley has undergone 16 rounds of chemotherapy, 33 radiation treatments and five surgeries since her initial diagnosis in 2009.

The former resident of Canton Township, Mich., has formed a nonprofit called Jill's Wish Foundation, whose goal is to minimize the financial burden for cancer patients and their families.

A theater in Brzezinski-Conley's hometown, Emagine Canton, is hosting a screening of "The Light That Shines" on Thursday. All proceeds will benefit Jill's Wish Foundation.

An Australian photographer heard about Brzezinski-Conley's story, flew her to Paris for a photo shoot and helped create the documentary that's to be shown on Thursday.

-----

Online:

http://jillswish.org
http://www.emagine-entertainment.com

Event Details:
Thursday, September 26
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. (Raffle and auction)
Movie Event starts at 7:00 p.m.
Emagine Canton (39535 Ford Rd.; Canton, MI )

Movie event kicks off with the local premiere of Jill's short documentary,  "The Light That Shines" (run time approx. 15 minutes), followed by a   "Secret Cinema" movie, which has been chosen by Jill. It is her favorite "dog" family friendly film (Rating PG).

Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices