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Disorder: The Rare Disease Film Festival

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - October 3 @ 8:00 pm


Disorder: The Rare Disease Film Festival is a new event showcasing 30 films from around the world which address the challenges of life with a rare disease. It will be held Oct. 2nd and 3rd, 2017 in Cambridge, MA. Most (but not all) of our films are documentaries. Many are less than 15 minutes.

Between our slates of films rare disease researchers, filmmakers and patient advocates will also share stories from their experience.
We believe increased awareness can connect patient families, inspire conversations about translation applications of current science, lead to new paths for research and save lives. These films put the often abstract and dire clinical information into the context of real people living their lives.

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump is a candidate for the Master of Science in Media Ventures at Boston University. After receiving a B.A. for a dual major in Journalism and Communication Studies from Keene State College in 2014, she became the Web Editor and Social Media Expert at Taste for Life Magazine, an alternative health publication. She then served as Copy Editor at The Keene Sentinel, a daily newspaper in Keene, N.H. While editing daily city news and designing pages for print, she also managed, edited, and contributed to a weekly health section.

As a Media Ventures student with a passion for health journalism, Pamela hopes to use her time at MedTech to expand storytelling skills, while learning about leadership and innovation in the media-startup industry.
Pamela Bump


October 2 @ 12:00 pm
October 3 @ 8:00 pm


500 Kendall St.
500 Kendall St.
Cambridge,MAUnited States
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