If you are an NHF or HFA chapter and you are interested in hosting a screening, please click  to find the chapter handout “How To Host A Chapter Screening” along with a letter from Val Bias & Kimberly Haugstad. You can also email us at to obtain postcards to hand out at screenings and to find out how to book filmmaker, Marilyn Ness, to appear on your post screening Q&A panel.


The Council on Foundations will be screening BAD BLOOD at its 45th Annual Film & Video Festival on Saturday, April 28th.  Only twelve films were selected .  ”This year’s slate of films embodies the dynamic power media can have to raise awareness and reflect change.”

Indiana State Department of Health screened BAD BLOOD at its April 11th, 2012 planning meeting to discuss blood safety issues.  BAD BLOOD outreach partners Val Bias from the National Hemophilia Foundation and Nathan Schaefer from Gay Men’s Health Crisis answered questions at a post-screening panel discussion.  Visit our Get Involved page for partner links and to learn how to do more!

Columbia University’s School of Social Work screened BAD BLOOD in the Advocacy and Public Policy course on February 28th.  Filmmaker Marilyn Ness and outreach partners Val Bias (NHF) and Nathan Schaefer (GMHC) were also in attendance.

New York Women in Film and Television is hosting a screening of BAD BLOOD in New York City on Tuesday, January 31st at Anthology Film Archives at 32 Second Avenue @ 2nd Street.  For more information and ticket purchase visit the NYWIFT website.  Q&A with filmmaker to follow screening.

Green Bay Hemophilia Outreach Center is hosting a screening of BAD BLOOD on Saturday, January 14th at 9AM followed by a tour of the local plasma collection center. For more information visit the organization’s website.


World AIDS Day Detroit is hosting a series of events including a screening of BAD BLOOD on December 1st, 2011 from 4-6PM at the Fillmore Detroit. Q&A with filmmaker and members of the film’s cast to follow screening.  For more information visit

Polish Haemophilia Society took part in the 24th Conference of the Polish Society of Haematology and Transfusiology organized on 16-18 September 2011 in Lublin, Poland and screened a translated version of BAD BLOOD.  News of the screening and its impact was then published in the European Haemophilia Consortium October, 2011 Newsletter. To read more about how BAD BLOOD is being used to change health policies in Poland read excerpts from the newsletter.

American Public Health Association 8th Annual Film Festival to screen an excerpt from BAD BLOOD on October 31st in Washington, DC. Visit the APHA website for more information.

The Warsaw Film Festival will screen BAD BLOOD on October 12th at 6:30PM and October 13th at 9PM. Both screenings will take place at Kinoteka, Room 3. For more information please visit the Warsaw Film Festivals website.  In addition, BAD BLOOD is being used by the Polish Hemophilia Society to lobby government as they consider treatment options for people living with hemophilia in Poland.

Buffalo, NY screening to be held on Sept. 19th at 6PM hosted by the Hemophilia Center of WNY, Inc.  The screening will be held at the Holiday Inn Airport (4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, NY). The screening is free but RSVPS to Mariam Saleh must be received no later than Sept. 14th.

The Arizona Hemophilia Association hosted a screening of BAD BLOOD at their annual meeting on August 6th.  The chapter also sent a copy of BAD BLOOD on DVD to every one of their state legislators in advance of their annual lobbying day.  Good work!

Boca Raton, FL screening to be held on July 9th, 2:30-5:30PM. Hosted by the Florida Hemophilia Association during their Family Education Symposium.  Filmmaker, Marilyn Ness, will participate in a post screening Q&A panel discussion.  For more information contact .

Denver, CO screening to be held on June 29th, 7PM. Bunport Theater,  Hosted by the Colorado Hemophilia Society.  Reception with Colorado State Legislators from 5-6PM.  Screening at 7PM followed by a panel discussion.   Click for ticket purchase or contact Emily Davis for more information.

Denver, CO screening to be held on April 28th, 7PM. Starz Film Center, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO.  Q&A with filmmaker and Corey Dubin of COTT following screening.  Tickets are $25. Purchase tickets here.  Proceeds to support Health Care for All Colorado Foundation & COTT.

Plano, TX screening to be held on April 17th, 4PM-7PM in honor of World Hemophilia Day! It will be held at Studio Movie Grill, 4721 W. Park Boulevard, Plano, TX.  For more information contact the Texas Central Hemophilia Association.  Tickets are free but a $5 donation is recommended. There will be no childcare.  Panel discussion to follow screening.

The Massachusetts State House screened BAD BLOOD on April 13th from 10a.m.-noon. Copies of the film were hand delivered to three health care committees in both House and Senate. The event was organized by COTT.

Chicago, IL screening to be held on April 6th, 6:30-9:30PM. Hosted by the Hemophilia Foundation of Illinois.  210 S. DesPlaines Ave.  Chicago, IL.  Seating is limited. RSVP required to

Rochester, NY screening to be held on April 4th, 7PM at the Little Theater, 240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY.  The screening is hosted by the Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center.  RSVP for tickets required. Email or call 585.922.5700.  Q&A to follow screening with filmmaker, cast member Dana Kuhn, and Dr. Ronald Sham.

The Arizona Hemophilia Association distributed a copy of BAD BLOOD to each of its state legislators in late March as part of a broader advocacy and education initiative.

Puerto Rico Comprehensive Center for the Study of HIV Disparities hosted a symposium on March 17th “Bridging Science and Community Past and Current Issues of HIV Epidemic” where they screened BAD BLOOD.  Susan Resnik, DrPH author of Blood Saga and cast member in BAD BLOOD appeared on a post film panel discussion.

Cleveland, OH screening to be held on February 24th at 7PM. Capitol Theater. 1390 West 65th Street, Cleveland, OH.  Tickets are free, $5 donation recommended.  RSVP to For more information go to Q&A with filmmaker to follow.

Binghamton, NY screening to be held on February 9th at 6:30PM. Cinema Saver.  19 Madison Avenue, Endicott, NY.  Tickets are free but you must RSVP to by February 3rd.  For more information go to  Q&A with filmmaker to follow screening.

Syracuse, NY screening to be held on February 8th at 7PM. Hosted by The Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.  Herg Auditorium, Newhouse III. No tickets required.  Q&A with filmmaker to follow screening.  Click here to see excerpts from the Q&A posted by The Newhouse School.

The Creating Change Conference held from Feb. 3-6th, 2011 hosted by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force held a community screening of BAD BLOOD in Minneapolis, MN.

New York City screening to be held on February 3rd at 7:30PM.  Click here for ticket information. Hosted by DCTV Presents and DocuClub. Q&A with filmmaker and community advocates to follow.

San Francisco screening to be held on Monday, January 31st at 7PM at The Roxie Theater 3177 16th Street, San Francisco.  Tickets are free and open to the public but you must RSVP

This is the third and final screening co-hosted by our outreach partners:

Committee of Ten Thousand (COTT)
Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)
Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)
National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)
World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH)

Post panel Q&A with filmmaker, Marilyn Ness, Nathan Schaefer of GMHC, Corey Dubin of COTT, and Jan Bult of PPTA.

Cincinnati, OH screening to be held on January 27th at 6:30PM. Click here for invite and information.

Arizona State University will host a BAD BLOOD screening  on the Tempe campus, Physical Sciences Building H, Rm. 152 (map) on Wednesday, December 1st at 6PM.

Screening and post-film panel hosted by Justice & Social Inquiry. Filmmaker will join Q&A discussion.

COTT will host a BAD BLOOD screening
Wednesday, December 1st (World AIDS Day) at 6:30PM at West Newton Cinema in Boston

Contact or for reservations.  Tickets required.

NYCHC will host a BAD BLOOD screening
Monday, Nov. 22nd at 7PM at Anthology Film Archives in NYC.

Filmmaker to join post screening Q&A panel.  Contact for reservations.

Washington, DC Premiere – Wed., Sept. 29, 2010

New York City Premiere – Wed., July 28, 2010