Screening, panel discussion, and reception.
Friday, September 28
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Amphitheater
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Ged Kenslea, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Senior Director of Communications
Terri Ford, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Chief of Global Advocacy & Policy
Aaron Kesselheim MD, JD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Tom Myers (HLS ’94), AIDS Healthcare Foundation General Counsel and Chief of Public Affairs
David Poole, Former Gilead Executive
A story that unpacks the mystery of modern medicine’s skyrocketing price tag and how it affects the people struggling to stay alive.
Narrated by Academy Award® Winner J.K. Simmons, “DRUG$” is a feature-length documentary about the soaring price of medicines in the U.S., featuring interviews with academics, patients, advocates and political leaders, including Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Elijah Cummings. In a titanic struggle against corporate greed, see how a diverse group of concerned Americans is fighting back to keep lifesaving medicines affordable for us all.
Watch the trailer here: https://drugsthefilm.com