The Spring 2016 Real to Reel newsletter features stories about the arrival of the Zika virus in the U.S.; a student who led efforts to stop construction of an incinerator; a town’s struggle with a drug and HIV epidemic (pictured); and a motley crew of retired criminals who pulled off one last daring heist.
Hollywood, Health & Society announces a call for entries for the 2016 Sentinel Awards.
Since 1999, the awards have honored TV shows and movies that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.
The Winter 2016 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about border-born babies and the economic struggle of older Americans to survive. Also featured: a former astronaut faces his own mortality; Barbra Streisand on women and heart disease; and the clash of generations in Miami’s gay community.
Our panel event featuring writers and producers, “Telling LIfe Stories: Crisis and Care at the Beginning, Middle and End,” drew a full house to the WGAW to explore the issues of TV's portrayals of older adults, aging and health care.