EXPOSED: The Race Against Tuberculosis

  1. Natalie Skipper survived multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, but not before it flipped her life upside down. We weave together Natalie's story – which took place in Nashville, Tennessee – with a global perspective on the pervasive threat posed by TB around the world.

    EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. For more information, go to aeras.org/exposed.

    The EXPOSED film series received a PR Daily Digital PR Award for Best Cause-Related Video. Read the press release: aeras.org/pressreleases/exposed-film-series-wins-best-cause-related-video
    We need your help to spread the word. Watch and share at aeras.org/exposed. To organize a screening or request a DVD (available in a variety of languages and formats), email film@aeras.org.

    EXPOSED is produced by Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. The series is developed in partnership with filmmaker Mo Scarpelli of RAKE FILMS with support from GATHER.
    Special thanks to TB alert, Umuzi Photo Club, the Nelson family, MSF, Results UK, Tuberculosis Association of India, New Delhi TB Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital, SATVI, ACTION, GATHER, Invisible Children, Oxford University, Bobby Ramakant and Shobha Shukla.

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  2. EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. View the rest of the series at aeras.org/exposed.

    The EXPOSED film series received a PR Daily Digital PR Award for Best Cause-Related Video. Read the press release: aeras.org/pressreleases/exposed-film-series-wins-best-cause-related-video

    If this trailer inspires you, please spread the word via Vimeo's share function, email, or showing it at an event. For more information, to request a DVD (available in a variety of languages and formats), or to organize a screening, please contact film@aeras.org.

    EXPOSED is produced by Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. The series is developed in partnership with filmmaker Mo Scarpelli of RAKE FILMS with support from GATHER. Learn more at aeras.org/exposed.

    Featured in the trailer (in order of appearance):

    Kari Stoever, Vice President for External Affairs, Aeras
    Natalie Skipper, physical therapist and MDR-TB survivor
    Dr. Jayant Banavaliker, Head of Department of TB and Chest Diseases, Municipal Corporation of Delhi
    Prof Helen McShane, Professor of Vaccinology and Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford
    Prof Linda-Gail Bekker, Principal Investigator, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town
    Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, RESULTS UK
    Blessina Kumar, Vice Chair, Coordinating Board, Stop TB Partnership
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

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  3. Dr. Jayant Banavaliker, a leading TB doctor in Delhi, chronicles his daily struggle to save patients using today’s antiquated tools: diagnostics barely more predictable than chance, drugs that can be toxic and weak against the pathogen, and a vaccine with limited protection. We also travel to South Africa, where Phumeza Tisile tells the harrowing story of her near-death experience with extensively drug-resistant TB.

    EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. For more information, go to aeras.org/exposed.

    The EXPOSED film series received a PR Daily Digital PR Award for Best Cause-Related Video. Read the press release: aeras.org/pressreleases/exposed-film-series-wins-best-cause-related-video

    We need your help to spread the word. Watch and share at aeras.org/exposed. To organize a screening or request a DVD (available in a variety of languages and formats), email film@aeras.org.

    EXPOSED is produced by Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. The series is developed in partnership with filmmaker Mo Scarpelli of RAKE FILMS with support from GATHER.

    Special thanks to TB alert, Umuzi Photo Club, the Nelson family, MSF, Results UK, Tuberculosis Association of India, New Delhi TB Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital, SATVI, ACTION, GATHER, Invisible Children, Oxford University, Bobby Ramakant and Shobha Shukla.

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  4. Unathi Gwintsa lives with her daughter in Worcester, South Africa, a community devastated by TB. But she's not sitting back and waiting for the answer. She has volunteered in a clinical trial of one of a dozen TB vaccine candidates in clinical development. We follow her story along with others working tirelessly to rid their communities and the planet of TB.

    EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. For more information, go to aeras.org/exposed.

    The EXPOSED film series received a PR Daily Digital PR Award for Best Cause-Related Video. Read the press release: aeras.org/pressreleases/exposed-film-series-wins-best-cause-related-video

    We need your help to spread the word. Watch and share at aeras.org/exposed. To organize a screening or request a DVD (available in a variety of languages and formats), email film@aeras.org.

    EXPOSED is produced by Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. The series is developed in partnership with filmmaker Mo Scarpelli of RAKE FILMS with support from GATHER.

    Special thanks to TB alert, Umuzi Photo Club, the Nelson family, MSF, Results UK, Tuberculosis Association of India, New Delhi TB Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital, SATVI, ACTION, GATHER, Invisible Children, Oxford University, Bobby Ramakant and Shobha Shukla.

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  5. Professor Helen McShane has dedicated the last 12 years of her life to developing a new tuberculosis vaccine. We follow her team's unprecedented work at Oxford University and explore why now is a pivotal moment in history to save millions of lives and end the TB epidemic.

    EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. For more information, go to aeras.org/exposed.

    The EXPOSED film series received a PR Daily Digital PR Award for Best Cause-Related Video. Read the press release: aeras.org/pressreleases/exposed-film-series-wins-best-cause-related-video

    We need your help to spread the word. Watch and share at aeras.org/exposed. To organize a screening or request a DVD (available in a variety of languages and formats), email film@aeras.org.

    EXPOSED is produced by Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing tuberculosis vaccines for the world. The series is developed in partnership with filmmaker Mo Scarpelli of RAKE FILMS with support from GATHER.

    Special thanks to TB alert, Umuzi Photo Club, the Nelson family, MSF, Results UK, Tuberculosis Association of India, New Delhi TB Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital, SATVI, ACTION, GATHER, Invisible Children, Oxford University, Bobby Ramakant and Shobha Shukla.

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EXPOSED is a four-part series of short films that tells the story of the deadly global epidemic of tuberculosis. The series focuses on current efforts to halt this airborne disease, which is growing more difficult to address, as well as the urgent movement to develop new tools to prevent it. By telling the stories of four inspiring individuals interspersed with expert commentary from some of the world’s top TB physicians, scientists, advocates and policymakers, EXPOSED brings viewers to the forefront of the race against tuberculosis. For more information, go to aeras.org/exposed.

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