Lauren’s documentary “The Not-Dying Girl” is nominated for two regional Emmy awards!!! The region is Hawaii, Guam, Northern and Central California, and Northern Nevada. The nomination categories are “Documentary – Topical” and “Editor – Program.” The awards ceremony will be held June 8th in San Francisco. The documentary just won “Most Inspirational Documentary” at the Sacramento International Film Festival last weekend.
Also, the film will be available for all PBS stations in the U.S. on May 30th. The stations can get it from The National Educational Television Association (netaonline.org). The documentary was originally shown on KVIE, the Sacramento, CA PBS station. The documentary is uplifting at times, heartfelt at times, difficult at times, and discusses the need for more funding for childhood cancer research.
If you have not already seen the film, please watch it. I have included the link to it on KVIE. If it touches you, request that your PBS station stream the film from netaonline.org on May 30th and show it in your market. The more stations that show it, the more people will be aware of the underfunding of childhood cancer research.
Breast Cancer Awareness has been very successful in gaining funding for research, better outcomes and raising awareness of the importance of screenings. Lauren wanted the same for Childhood Cancer Awareness. Together, we can help to continue her message. We all know to “Go pink” in October. Let’s help everyone to know we need to “Go Gold” in September!