october, 2019

05oct1:00 pmDRUG$1:00 pm Federated ChurchCategory:Documentary


Event Details


Midwest Premiere

Directed by Jonathan Marshall Thompson

India, United Kingdom, United States, 79 minutes

Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons narrates this look into the soaring price of medicine in the U.S.. Featuring interviews with academics, patients, advocates and political leaders, the film uncovers the struggle between corporate missions and affordable access to medicine, resulting from a shift in the pharmaceutical industry’s guiding morals. In layman terms, the film analyzes the complexities of drug pricing from varying vantage points, diagnosing what is broken within the system and assessing options for healing.