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Zeitgeist Picks Up Polio Crisis Doc ‘Every Last Child’

Zeitgeist Picks Up Polio Crisis Doc 'Every Last Child'

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Zeitgeist films has acquired all non-TV U.S. rights for Tom Roberts’ film “Every Last Child,” a collaboration with Image Nation Abu Dhabi following the current Polio crisis in Pakistan.

With vaccination a recently controversial topic in the States, and many still shaken by fears from the recent Ebola outbreak, this documentary is a timely reminder of what an epidemic actually looks like. Though Polio was once nearly eradicated, it’s now on the rise in some countries including Pakistan, where a ban against vaccination by the Taliban resulted in violence and a political and healthcare crisis

Director Tom Roberts said the goal of the film is to “spread awareness internationally to help eradicate this crippling disease.”

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