Wednesday, April 6, 2011

"1 a Minute" Movie gives a lot of hope to the fight.

The title '1 a Minute' reflects the horrific fact that breast cancer takes the life of one woman every 69 seconds. All over the world, breast cancer affects women and families from celebrities to your next-door neighbor.
The docudrama, 1 a Minute, is directed by Indo-American actress Namrata Singh Gujral who is a breast cancer survivor. The film chronicles Gujral’s life as she is diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. The live event will incorporate a panel discussion with cancer survivors and celebrities touched by the devastating disease.
The film also highlights other interspersing personal tales from famous survivors such as Melissa Etheridge, Olivia Newton-John, Jaclyn Smith, Diahann Carroll and Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder Nancy G. Brinker.
Gujral, who makes her directorial debut with 1 a Minute, was diagnosed with breast cancer at a very young age in 2008. With 1 a Minute, she hopes to bring to light, the seriousness and urgency of this disease.
The movie also features countless stories of other women who've stared down cancer and who share their stories of hope, courage and survival. William and Daniel Baldwin, whose mom Carol M. Baldwin is a breast cancer survivor and started a family research fund for the disease are also featured in the movie. The film is narrated by actress Kelly McGillis.

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