Movie cost: $6.50
The Pageant Theater movie program is a discussion group that meets for the matinee screening at the Pageant the first Sunday of each month. After the movie, attendees are invited to the Faith Lutheran Parish Hall for refreshments and discussion.
Participants are asked to bring a half dozen cookies or eqivalent to share with the group. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and ice water will be provided.
For additional information contact Bill Augros at 895-9229 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
This week's movie is "Vaxxed– From Cover-up to Catastrophe":
In 2014, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency’s 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its link to autism. The scientist, Dr. William Thompson, confessed that the CDC had omitted crucial data in their final report that revealed a causal relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism.
Over several months, Dr. Hooker records the phone calls made to him by Dr. Thompson who provides the confidential data destroyed by his colleagues at the CDC. Dr. Hooker enlists the help of Dr. Andrew Wakefield, the British gastroenterologist falsely accused of starting the anti-vax movement when he first reported in 1998 that the MMR vaccine may cause autism. In his ongoing effort to advocate for children’s health, Wakefield directs this documentary examining the evidence behind an appalling cover-up committed by the government agency charged with protecting the health of American citizens. Interviews with pharmaceutical insiders, doctors, politicians, and parents of vaccine-injured children reveal an alarming deception that has contributed to the skyrocketing increase of autism and potentially the most catastrophic epidemic of our lifetime.
This controversial film is a passionate advocate for its viewpoint, which makes for compelling viewing. Prepare to be enlightened, alarmed, and enraged.