The Quiet Epidemic

The Quiet Epidemic | Special SNEAK PEEK Screening & Q&A

Expired May 9, 2023 11:30 PM
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Please join us for a special LIVE Zoom conversation featuring directors Lindsay Keys and Winslow Crane-Murdoch, and film subjects Julia Bruzzese, Dr. Richard Horowitz, and Mary Beth Pfeiffer on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30pm ET. Details will be shared in the confirmation email once a ticket has been purchased.

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After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a medical controversy. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating back to its discovery in 1975.

The Quiet Epidemic premiered at the prestigious Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto in Spring 2022, where it was voted into the Top 20 out of 200+ films. It has since been featured in 20 additional festivals (including the Hamptons Int’l Film Festival, DOC NYC, Woodstock Film Festival, and Mill Valley Film Festival) and won five festival awards. The Quiet Epidemic qualified for the 2022 Academy Awards and had a successful limited theatrical run in early 2023.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    102 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    Hot Docs - May 2, 2022
  • Rating
  • Note
    English & French captions available
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  • Director
    Lindsay Keys, Winslow Crane-Murdoch
  • Producer
    Lindsay Keys, Daria Lombroso, Chris Hegedus
  • Executive Producer
    Phyllis & Scott Bedford, Alexandra Cohen, Bennett Nemser, Sarena Snider, Isabel Rose, Ally Hilfiger, Laure Woods, Linda Giampa
  • Cast
    Julia Bruzzese, Enrico Bruzzese, Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Dr. Neil Spector, Dr. Richard Horowitz, Dr. Kenneth Leigner
  • Cinematographer
    Winslow Crane-Murdoch, Lindsay Keys
  • Editor
    Mark Harrison, Winslow Crane-Murdoch
  • Animator
    Krzys Pianko, David Driscoll, Cody Tilson, Zach Booth
  • Composer
    Alex Ebert
  • Sound Design
    Morgan Johnson