Resistance

When scientists in the mid-20th century developed the means to mass-produce antibiotics, it was hailed as a medical miracle. Only now are we realizing the potentially disastrous implications. With vГ©ritГ© footage shot across the globe, Resistance exposes the overuse of antibiotics, especially with farm animals, and the catastrophic implications for human health. Directed by Michael Graziano. Produced by Michael Graziano and Ernie Park.

Pre and post-screening reception provided by Applegate. Discussion with filmmaker Michael Graziano; Dan Glickman, Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture; Gail R. Hansen, DVM, MPH, Senior Officer, Antibiotic Resistance Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Michael Craig, Patient Safety Liaison, Centers for Disease Control; and Mary Ellen Kustin, Senior Policy Analyst, Environmental Working Group follows screening.

Thursday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. pre-screening reception, 7:00 p.m. screening

FREE. Reservations required. Please email resistancefilmrsvp@gmail.com for reception and screening.

E Street Cinema, 555 11th St., NW (Metro: Metro Center, Gallery Place-Chinatown)

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