Why community screenings are still essential to turn the tide in Lyme awareness

Community screenings of UNDER OUR SKIN are an essential tool for raising awareness about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. We have had over 1200 community screenings to date, reaching tens of thousands of people across the country, all organized by impassioned volunteers who were moved to do something to educate their community.  As a result, we have received countless emails expressing how these events were life changing and even life-saving, as attendees question past diagnoses, discover they are not alone, and find resources to help them on their healing journey.

Medical panel keeps Lyme guidelines “as is”

Photo: Gary Wormser, MD, lead author of the IDSA guidelines, attributes many chronic Lyme symptoms to “the aches and pains of daily living.”

UNDER OUR SKIN in Tribeca Oscar semifinalists screening


UNDER OUR SKIN was one of six documentaries selected by New York's Tribeca Film Institute for a special January 9th viewing marathon of the most promising films on the 2010 Oscars feature documentary short list.

Join the Facebook movie movement

Facebook has been an unexpectedly useful tool for spreading awareness and creating community around the film and the issue. After six months, the UNDER OUR SKIN film page has over 3600 film fans, and hundreds and hundreds of fan comments. The page provides updates on screenings, events, calls to action, press, photos and other pertinent information to the film and the Lyme community. Below (and is a "window" to the film's Facebook page wall.

Tribeca Film Festival promotes UOS panel with Amy Tan

[caption id="attachment_238" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Amy Tan and Andy Abrahams Wilson at Tribeca Film Festival"]Amy Tan and Andy Abrahams Wilson at Tribeca Film festival[/caption] Last year, when UNDER OUR SKIN had its world premiere (and was an Audience Award finalist) at the Tribeca Film Festival, it was one of three films selected to include a special "Behind the Screens" panel discussion.

NY reviews are in: UOS "infectiously persuasive"

uos_ifc.jpg Three days after the theatrical release of UNDER OUR SKIN, enthusiastic reviews are accumulating. Stephen Holden, top film critic at the The New York Times called it "heart-rending" and an "inflammatory documentary [that] takes aim at the medical establishment." Here is a sampling of other reviews: "Head-spinning...riveting...a rigorously researched and highly thorough piece of investigative reporting." #NAME?

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