Today sees the official release of Eric Merola’s highly-anticipated film, SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN KETTERING – his third ‘cancer cover-up’ film since the internationally award-winning BURZYNSKI movie series, which stirred up enough controversy to see its subject headlining every USA Today newspaper in America.
Naturally, I’m very proud to again be credited as Eric’s co-editor on this latest film, and it seems fitting for me that the official release date should, by pure coincidence, fall on the anniversary of my mother’s passing to breast cancer in 2010. The event that would ultimately see my path converge with Eric’s some 18 months later.
With the release of a new trailer for Eric Merola’s BURZYNSKI (click here), I thought it timely to post an article that appeared in the South Australian Film Corporation’s newsletter in March 2013, entitled Burzynski – the Power of Expository Documentary.
BURZYNSKI – the Power of Expository Documentary
Adelaide’s Jon Barratt (Krolyn Studios) is an ardent believer in the power of film to create social change, and he further attests that the investigative documentary has become more relevant than ever before.
“As our distrust and discontent with governments, institutions and large corporations increases, so too does our societal appetite for truthful information, integrity and the individual voice,” Jon states. “Eric Merola’s ‘Burzynski’ films are the perfect example of why expository documentaries must not only be made, but exhaustively and fearlessly promoted.” Continue reading