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WSJ Blog "Film Seeks to Spur Rational Discussion on Vaccine Safety" The Greater Good.

Safety first sign The Wall Street Journal Speakeasy Blog ran an article today, "Film Seeks to Spur 'Rational Discussion' On Vaccine Safety" (HERE).  Visit The Greater Good Movie HERE.

A new documentary about childhood immunizations, "The Greater Good," could intensify debate around the potential dangers of vaccines. The film, which premiered Saturday at the Dallas International Film Festival, aims to create "a rational discussion" about vaccine safety, according to producer and co-director Chris Pilaro, who worked previously as a producer on such Sundance documentaries as "Blue Vinyl" and "Everything's Cool."

The film includes interviews with strong current vaccine advocates, such as Dr. Paul Offit (Director of the Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia), Dr. Norman W. Baylor (Director of the FDA’s Office of Vaccines Research and Review), and Dr. Melinda Wharton (Deputy Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases).

But their voices are far outnumbered by those calling for further oversight of vaccinations, such as Dr. Bob Sears (author of “The Vaccine Book”), and Barbara Loe Fisher, co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center, as well as families who claim to be victims of vaccine injuries. The film focuses on three such emotional stories: of a teenage girl whose life deteriorated after taking the HPV vaccine; a boy who developed autism subsequent to being vaccinated; and a family whose infant died shortly after being vaccinated.... Read the full post at WSJ HERE.




I cannot wait to see the movie


Dr Michael Breneman

Thank God the tide is turning on the vaccine paradigm. Artificial immunity can never be superior to natural immunity. Blaming the germs and bacteria for disease is like blaming the flies for the garbage...

Leigh Attaway Wilcox

I was fortunate enough to attend the Premier in Dallas on Saturday and must say that I thought the film was extremely well done. The film-makers did a lovely job remaining invisible to allow the characters' stories to move the film along and bring to light many concerns about vaccines. I'm very appreciative of the filmmaker's dedication to the truth, to the families who participated and to the experts who shared their time and expertise on-camera.

I will add, there was a nice balance (with interviews of experts from both "sides") which in my opinion does help give the film credibility (and will, as the WSJ Speakeasy Blog states), "Spur Rational Discussion." At least - that is my hope! We could sure use some "rational discussion" on the topic! This is certainly a film I would recommend to my "mainstream" friends to help them understand some of the concerns surrounding vaccines in our country today.

I would encourage everyone to make an effort to see the film, whether that means attending a local screening, buying the DVD when it is made available or even better - hosting a screening in your city! Some of my friends and I are talking about bringing the film back to the DFW area in a couple of months so that more people can see it! While it was amazing to see it included in the Dallas International Film Festival, we believe it deserves a much broader audience here in our area.



Keep searching "The Greater Good" website for more information regarding DVD sales, etc.

Jack/Jill - I'm glad to read you both enjoyed the documentary! Did either one of you get the chance to see the panel discussion afterwards? They were going to discuss the meningitis bill which is up right now in Texas.


saw the movie - excellent documentary - brilliantly crafted and raises the issues well - good balance between talking heads and personal stories - animation is excellent - illustrates how well the vaccination industry is rigged in big pharma's favor - not a surprise really, but shocking nonetheless. best documentary I have seen in the last year.


saw this movie in dallas last night- it was amazing! people ask if it was biased- too bad the stuff happening in the vaccination program in our country is not a joke. to be able to have absolutely no accountability for any problems that may occur? who lives like that? not me.....


I'm surprised there aren't any comments, yet. For one - I'm very excited to see this movie; DVD's will be out, soon.


Will this documentary film be publicly available in Internet or on CD?

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