Posts Tagged ‘breast cancer’

Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Rent or Download Pink Ribbons Inc.

Our feature documentary about the business of breast cancer fundraising is now available for download and rental. After opening at TIFF, to enthusiastic reviews, and screening across the nation, Léa Pool’s Pink Ribbons, Inc. is now yours to watch in either a download-to-own (DTO) or 48-hr rental (VOD, ie. “Video On Demand”) format. We’ve discussed more »

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Pink Ribbons, Inc: Breast cancer and cause marketing

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Next week our latest doc Pink Ribbons, Inc. opens in theatres across Canada. We’ve written about the film several times here, and we’ve been talking about it for months. It’s a critical look at the industry that has grown up around breast cancer, and how the disease has become “the poster child” for cause marketing. more »

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Catch Léa Pool’s Pink Ribbons, Inc. in a theatre near you starting February 3rd

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After premiering at TIFF, where it was named one of the TOP 10 films, Léa Pool‘s much anticipated film on the “industry of breast cancer”, Pink Ribbons, Inc., opens in Canadian theatres February 3, 2012. The feature documentary, which early reviews called “eloquent”, “stunning”, “alarming” and “incendiary”, shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer more »

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Sidebar banners now available for Pink Ribbons, Inc.

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[The image above features members of the IV League, a stage 4 cancer support group based in Austin, Texas.] On February 3, our new documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. opens in theatres across Canada. The film deals with how breast cancer has become the poster child for cause-related marketing campaigns and the effect this has had more »

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Pink Ribbons Inc.: The people behind the film

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*Photo: Filmmaker Léa Pool (3rd from left) on set. Photo credit: Nancy Guérin. Following is a short bio of each person who appeared in the film Pink Ribbons Inc., a feature documentary that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a “dream cause,” has been hijacked by a shiny, more »

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Pink Ribbons, Inc. premieres at TIFF to a packed house

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Yesterday afternoon saw the world premiere of our feature documentary, Pink Ribbons, Inc. at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film probes into the world of cause-marketing and breast cancer in an attempt to get people to think critically about what is involved in corporate fundraising and how the money is being spent. It offers more »

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Léa Pool doc on the breast cancer industry set to debut at TIFF

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Almost everyone has bought (or at the very least seen) pink products and ribbons sold to fund breast cancer research. Socks, coffee mugs, lipstick, rubber bracelets, magnets, earrings, party supplies – you name it. And most of us have friends, relatives or neighbours who have run, jumped, biked or walked for the cure. In recent more »