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Truth in Documentary


A documentary, when done well, reveals the truth. I had the honor and privilege of presenting an award at the Global Genes Tribute to Champions of Hope Annual Gala on Saturday night to two young filmmakers, Lucy Walker and Marianna Palka. Marianna had the courage to ask her friend Lucy to direct a film that follows her as she finds out whether or not she inherited Huntington's Disease. She was in search of the truth about her future and it took great courage to share her experience with the world. I'm not going to say what her test results were but I can tell you as we accompany her  to the doctor's office, it's something you won't forget. Please watch the trailer and the film if you have HBO and you'll understand.