Just got a note from Lisa Hepner, that the film is being shown on Facebook live today (Thursday), 5 pm PT, 8 pm ET. Also featuring an exclusive post-screening panel discussion with the filmmakers and participants.
The presentation of this film is free and accessible to audiences in the US and Canada.
Panel participants include (next time you join this panel !)
Lisa Hepner | Director, Producer
Greg Romero | Film Participant, Patient 2: University of Minnesota
Esther Krofah | Executive Director, Faster Cures, The Milken Institute
Alecia Wesner | Host, Healthy By Design Podcast, Diabetes Advocate
Moderated by Moira McCarthy | Author, Speaker, D-Mom
The Human Trial is a documentary by filmmakers Lisa Hepner, who has type 1 diabetes, and her husband, Guy Mossman. I know Lisa and I know how invested her heart has been in this film for the more than a decade she and Guy have been creating it.
The film follows a handful of people with diabetes who volunteer for a stem cell trial run by Viacyte to cure type 1. Along the way you realize what goes into a trial, the impact it has on those participating and whether or not we really can hope for a cure.
This week, it will be shown in these theaters across the country:
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