Inside the Myopia Epidemic
-its possible Origins and potential Solutions-
“Myopia is not a benign vision condition… it’s ticking time bomb for public health worldwide.”
Filming in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, award-winning filmmaker Jane Weiner is creating a multi-platform documentary project.
This comprehensive socio-scientific investigation, explores the whys and wherefores of what caused the burgeoning public health crisis while examining potential solutions that could stem-the-tide of a ballooning Myopia Epidemic that threatens serious vision loss and/or total blindness for millions of people, young and old.
Working closely with Vision Scientists, she interweaves their observations with testimonials of individuals living with progressive myopia, giving voice and firsthand witness to the real-life challenges on both sides of the conundrum.
Produced in 9 languages for international cinema and television distribution with customized shorter versions designed for web-streaming, community screening/discussion groups, as well as an audio book-podcast. All to be released concurrently worldwide.
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A Brewster Pond Production