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The Human Trial

▪2022 film following the emotional & physical journeys of patients undergoing stem-cell clinical trials to cure Type 1 Diabetes ▪Filmmaker Lisa Hepner knows about what she documents as a 30-year long sufferer of this disease Q&A With FIlmmaker Lisa Hepner will follow movie. Lisa Hepner | Filmmaker at Vox Pop Films Lisa has lived with type 1 diabetes for 30 years, for about as long as she’s worked in film and TV. She recently directed the feature documentary, The Human Trial, that goes behind the scenes of a clinical trial that might be the cure for diabetes. The film premiered theatrically in the US in June, and will be available on digital platforms in November. When Lisa isn't traveling with the film, she and her partner Guy Mossman run LA-based Vox Pop Films, a production company specializing in non-fiction content and commercials. Lisa grew up as a producer in NYC, working for acclaimed directors Jonathan Demme, Michael Apted, Julie Taymor, and Lisa F. Jackson, among others. She has produced a variety of films and programs for Sony Pictures Classics, HBO, A&E, PBS, Lifetime, Discovery, MTV, TLC, and the CBC. In 2003, she co-directed the feature documentary, Women on the Frontlines. Shot in Afghanistan, Argentina, Burundi, Bosnia-Herzegovina and the US, the film premiered at the UN in 2003 and aired on PBS in 2004. Her passion is to educate the world about diabetes and to advocate for faster cures.

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October 16, 2023

7:00PM - 9:00PM


Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center - 226 N. High Street, West Chester, PA, 19380 226 N. High Street West Chester 19380 PA US

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