Four families and one bedridden filmmaker fight to live in spite of the most devastating, prevalent, and invisible disease your doctor has never (really) heard of.
Jennifer is a doctoral student at Harvard University on indefinite medical leave. Prior to that, she was a print journalist in Beijing and East Africa, and earned her AB in Politics from Princeton.... more»
With a background in television documentary (BBC, Channel 4, History Channel), Lindsey’s films have shown at festivals including SXSW, True/False, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Film Society of Lincoln... more»
Patricia is an Almendros and Wasserman award-winning filmmaker, currently serving as Line Producer on MacArthur-grantee Whose Streets? She will be pitching her directorial debut, American... more»
Kim Roberts, A.C.E. is an Emmy-winning editor of feature documentaries. Her recent work includes The Hunting Ground, American Revolutionary: the Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, Waiting for... more»
Emiliano Battista is a London-based film editor of award winning feature documentaries, dramas and television programs. His films include 3 ½ Minutes (Special Jury Prize Sundance 2015, HBO),... more»
Deborah Hoffmann (Executive Producer & Creative Advisor)
Kim Roberts (Editor)
Emiliano Battista (Editor)
Filmed from my bed using innovative techniques, CANARY IN A COAL MINE is an emotive, often funny and intimate journey into the lives of people that medicine has forgotten.