P.O.V. | Documentaries with a point of view

In the Family
by Joanna Rudnick

Watch the trailer at www.pbs.org/pov/inthefamily
National PBS Premiere on P.O.V.
Wednesday, October 1st at 10 p.m.

(check your local listings)
When Chicago Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick tested positive for the "breast cancer gene" at age 27, she knew the information could save her life. She now faces an impossible decision: remove her healthy breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. A co-production of Joanna Rudnick, Kartemquin Films and Independent Television Service (ITVS).
Visit the P.O.V. website to learn more about hereditary cancer and genetic testing, download an audio podcast with filmmaker Joanna Rudnick and read an update on what has happened since filming ended.
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Host a screening and discussion of In the Family. Apply online! For additional information visit the the filmmaker's site at www.inthefamilyfilm.com.

Major funding for P.O.V. is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, The Educational Foundation of America, The Fledgling Fund, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The September 11th Fund, and public television viewers. Funding for P.O.V.'s Diverse Voices Project is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. P.O.V. is presented by a consortium of public television stations, including KCET Los Angeles, WGBH Boston and Thirteen/WNET New York. Simon Kilmurry is executive director of American Documentary | P.O.V.