In The Family Screening

Free showing:
The signing of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) into law marked the first time federal legislation has been passed to eliminate the misuse of genetic information.
For many, this bill will not be just another on the books so far removed from our daily lives. Millions of Americans will feel the impact of GINA personally.
At 27, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision after testing positive for a genetic mutation: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk overwhelming odds of developing cancer. Intensely personal and timely, In the Family follows Joanna as she struggles to understand what these choices mean.

Join us Thursday, July 10 for back-to-back sneak previews of this incredibly powerful and relevant film. A Q&A with Joanna Rudnick will follow each screening.
This event is free to the public.
When Thursday, July 10, 20082 screenings: 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM Where:E St Cinema555 11th Street NWWashington, DC In the Family is a co-production of Joanna Rudnick, Kartemquin Films, and the Independent Television Service (ITVS). Coming to PBS on P.O.V. October 7, 2008.
Nominee: US Feature Competition
Nominee: WGAW SILVERDOCS Documentary Screenplay Award (inaugural year)

Special thanks to Danielle Leach who sent this to me, as she knows Genetic Testing and Counseling is something those with MENs must think about every day...

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