Tribeca Film Festival Documentary Features CAR-T Journey

On June 12th, 2022, the documentary “Of Medicine and Miracles” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Created by Oscar-winning director Ross Kauffman and Oscar-nominated producer Robin Honan, the film follows the journey of Emily Whitehead, the first pediatric patient to receive the revolutionary CAR-T cell therapy developed and tested at Penn and CHOP. 

Tribeca Film Festival Director Cara Cusumano described the film as “a tear-jerking, heart-racing record of medical history that honors its subjects and their trauma while empowering future generations to attempt the impossible.” To learn more about the film, read the Penn Medicine news release here or download the full documentary here.

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