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Educational Media Reviews Online gives BAD BLOOD the highest commendation of “Highly Recommended”

CBS News in Dallas/Ft. Worth reviews BAD BLOOD

Real Talkies reviews BAD BLOOD

Listen to an interview with filmmaker Marilyn Ness on the Emily Rooney Show on WGBH Radio in Boston.

The Cleveland Movie Blog. A review of the film in anticipation of our Cleveland screening.

Don’t Take That Pill.

Hemophilia Film Recalls Impact of AIDS-Tainted Blood. Washington Times. November 30, 2010.

Community Reviews

Interview with Marilyn Ness in Matrix Health Newsletter

BAD BLOOD written up in Blue Mass Group

BAD BLOOD written up in HemaBlog

Filmmaker Marilyn Ness is written up in Hemophilia World.

Filmmaker Marilyn Ness named an “Inspirational Individual” by the World Federation of Hemophilia in honor of World Hemophilia Day on April 17th, 2011.

Hemophilia Takes Center Stage. Hemaware. Feb., 2011.

Parent Empowerment Newsletter (PEN Magazine), Nov., 2010

Read the letters in the follow-up to the PEN article. Feb. 2011. (Page 2)


Hemophilia Is For Girls blog.

Just as the film was released the FDA was considering whether to lift the lifetime ban on gay men from donating blood.  After watching BAD BLOOD the bleeding disorders community and Gay Men’s Health Crisis began working together to raise awareness about blood safety.  To read more follow the links below.

Blood, Sweat, & Tears. POZ Magazine. December, 2010.

U.S. News & World Report, July 12, 2010


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Bruce Evatt and colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control work on AIDS crisis. January, 1983 (Science '83)


Boy receives factor infusion from nurse, 1970s

Protest at the Capitol, 1996

Marilyn Ness, Director/Producer

Blood Bank --- Image by © Ocean/Corbis