APHA GPH Film Festival – Entertainment Media, Celebrities and Public Health Action
Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The APHA Global Public Health Film Festival is excited to bring you a diverse collection of films that utilize celebrities and entertainment strategies to inspire public health action and raise awareness about critical issues. This session will showcase films highlighting the impact of cholera, a team tasked with removing bodies during the recent ebola outbreak, the struggles of an HIV positive individual in adhering to his medication, and a voluntary male circumcision program encouraging HIV prevention and education. Films created and supported by RYOT Films, Public Health Solutions, StoryOGraphers, and PEPFAR/USAID. This session will include an engaging discussion with filmmakers and producers.
Session Objectives: Demonstrate how entertainment media, news, and celebrities can be connected to actions that improve public health locally and globally.
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Organized by: APHA-Global Public Health Film Festival
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)