Documentary directed by Jeff Chiba Stearns (USA, 2016, 96 min.). Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics as they struggle with a seemingly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine. With the multiracial community becoming one of the fastest growing demographics in North America, being mixed race is no longer just about an identity, it can be a matter of life and death.

Preceded by:

The Adventures of Lucy
Directed by Alexander Valentovich (USA, 2016, 15 min.). In order to defeat the dark manifestation of her cancer, a young girl must use the power of imagination to overcome her fears.

Followed by a Q&A with the directors.

 


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