J&J Movie Night "Unseen Enemy"
December 18, 2017
Time: 4:00PM - 7:00 PM
Johnson & Johnson Innovation are sponsoring this feature length documentary, Unseen Enemy, a film exploring the treat of Pandemics. Experts say we are "due" for a pandemic. When it happens, they tell us it will probably have a greater impact on humanity than anything else currently happening in the world.
It is written and directed by award-winning filmmaker, Janet Tobias, shadows some of the world's top pathogen hunters and scientists as they travel the globe to track outbreaks of some of the world's greatest health threats, focusing on Ebola, Zika and Influenza. The film is an intense look at the increasing threat of emerging infectious diseases; there are some aspects that viewers may find disturbing.
Directly following the screening, there will be a short Q&A with Nicola La Monica, Johnson & Johnson Infectious Disease expert as well as Kate Nicholson, Impact Director, Ikana Media, to examine and discuss some of the key challenges we face in controlling infectious disease - from a scientific, political, educational and social perspective.