HAPI HOUR SEMINAR: Netflix's "Bleeding Edge" Screening

We are happy to invite the GU Community and the public to the screening of a Netflix documentary, "Bleeding Edge."

In THE BLEEDING EDGE, Academy Award nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (THE INVISIBLE WAR, THE HUNTING GROUND) turn their sights on the $400 billion medical device industry, examining lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit driven incentives that put patients at risk daily.  Weaving emotionally powerful stories of people whose lives have been irrevocably harmed, the film asks: what life-saving technologies may actually be killing us?

From a NYTimes review: 

"'The Bleeding Edge” isn’t an anti-medical film, but a look at calamities caused when the obsession for profit overwhelms an industry. Mr. Dick uses no devious camera tricks, and the soundtrack, by Jeff Beal, is tense yet restrained." -https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/movies/bleeding-edge-review-medical-devices.html

Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology at Georgetown University, Co-Director of the MS Health and the Public Interest (HAPI) Graduate Program appears in the film.

 

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*Snacks and refreshments will be provided

Wednesday, October 10 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm

3520 Prospect St NW, Car Barn, Room 204

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