[Ip-health] Fire in the Blood Screening in Washington, DC on November 6th

Claire Cassedy claire.cassedy at keionline.org
Thu Oct 17 07:31:26 PDT 2013

November 6th at the E Street Cinema <http://www.tugg.com/events/5919>

6:30pm Screening Followed by a Panel
Presented by Knowledge Ecology International & Parallel Film Collective

>> Tickets Available ONLINE ONLY <http://www.tugg.com/events/5919><<
Deadline to order tickets: October 30th

 $14.00 General Admission - 555 11th St NW, Washington, DC, 20004

A shocking exposé of how pharmaceutical companies use patent law to keep
profits unconscionably high even at the expense of peoples’ lives, and a
plea for universal access to affordable, life-saving generic medicines.  An
intricate tale of “medicine, monopoly and malice”, FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells
the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments
aggressively blocked access to affordable AIDS drugs for the countries of
Africa and the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million
or more unnecessary deaths.  It is also the inspiring story of the
improbable group of people who decided to fight back.  Shot on four
continents and including contributions from global figures such as
President Bill Clinton, Bishop Desmond Tutu and economist Joseph Stiglitz,
FIRE IN THE BLOOD is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable
coalition which came together to stop 'the Crime of the Century' and save
millions of lives. Directed by Dylan Mohan Gray

FIRE IN THE BLOOD: WEBSITE <http://fireintheblood.com/> ||

Featuring: Zackie Achmat, Peter Mugyenyi, Bill Clinton, James Love, Yusuf
Hamied, Edwin Cameron, Eric Goemaere, Desmond Tutu, Joseph Stiglitz, Noor
Jehan Majid, Denis Broun, Suniti Solomon, Nomvuselolo Kalolo and others.

Kate Muir, THE TIMES<http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/29839973_B5RrSP#!i=2558852499&k=Pwmhb2Z&lb=1&s=XL>

" Powerful.  Extremely moving. A shocking account of international trade

"★★★★ Utterly absorbing and impossible to forget.”
Jeremy Aspinall, BBC RADIO

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