Watch The Greater Good, vaccine injury film, free thru Nov. 5

By The Canary Party

We are excited that the film makers of The Greater Good have decided to make their film free online for one week. This film examines the vaccine injury controversy at a level that people new to the topic can digest. We strongly encourage you to let your friends a family know about this chance to see the film for free this week.

And come to the Southeast Regional Canary Meeting, December 2-4, 2011, at the Hyatt Garland Place in Garland, TX (Dallas area).

And, consider hosing a screening in your area. Here’s the trailer:

From the producers of the film:

“Makers of the new documentary film THE GREATER GOOD ( announced today that they will join in’s Vaccine Awareness Week from October 30th through November 5th, offering exclusive free online viewing of the film at and selling a special limited edition DVD of the film for $10.

The Week, cosponsored by National Vaccine Information Center and Dr. Mercola, will feature special articles, interviews and other online content at, in addition to THE GREATER GOOD online viewing opportunity.

THE GREATER GOOD looks behind the behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.

Filmmakers Leslie Manookian, Kendall Nelson and Chris Pilaro spent over five years researching and making the film, which follows three families personally impacted by vaccination. The film also features interviews by experts from all sides of the issue, including Barbara Loe Fisher, co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center, a co-sponsor of Vaccine Awareness Week, and more than a dozen others. (A full list of experts is available at )

“Our filmmaking team is honored to bring this film to online viewers everywhere via during Vaccine Awareness Week,” said Leslie Manookian, Producer/Writer of THE GREATER GOOD.

“We hope the film will inspire more rational discussions about vaccinations, and serve as a resource for parents, physicians, policy makers and others who want to participate intelligently in the heated national dialogue on vaccines and vaccine safety,” Manookian added.

“As parents first, and filmmakers second, vaccination is very important to us, and we learned that it is not at all a black and white issue. There is an urgent need for better education about vaccines, and everyone deserves the right to make well-informed decisions. We believe’s Vaccine Awareness Week will make great strides in that direction,” said Kendall Nelson, who directed the film along with Chris Pilaro.

The film has screened at a number of festivals this year including Sidewalk Moving Picture Film Festival where it won the Koroni award from the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama. It also grabbed the Cinematic Vision Award from the Amsterdam Film Festival.

THE GREATER GOOD will be available for online viewing via streaming video at for Vaccine Awareness Week, but the film’s special limited edition DVD will be available for sale on for as long as supplies last.

In 2012 the filmmakers plan to make the film available for community screening events around the world. Interested individuals and organizations can learn more at or by texting goodnews to 91011 for mobile updates.

What the critics are saying:

“Deftly examined… provocative….film is an effective eye opener.” Los Angeles Times

“A new documentary about childhood immunizations, ‘The Greater Good’ could intensify debate around the potential dangers of vaccines.” Anthony Kaufman, Wall Street Journal

“What’s being said is staggering, especially if you don’t know too much about the science of and politics behind vaccines.” LA Weekly

Watch The Greater Good here:

Ginger Taylor, M.S.
Executive Director
The Canary Party

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