credit: Christopher Burke

No Ordinary Campaign

Mar 12, 2023

8:15pm – 9:37pm CT

At 37, Brian Wallach was diagnosed with ALS—on the same day he and his wife Sandra brought their second daughter home from the hospital. They went from being recently removed from working at the White House to not knowing if Brian would live to see his 40th birthday. This is the story of what happened next: bringing their political organizing experience to the fight, Brian and Sandra have moved with astonishing speed to build a patient-led revolution reminiscent of the HIV fight. We follow them as they carve an unlikely path of funding, legislative, drug approval, and community-building successes to remake the future of the ALS fight, while racing against the clock of Brian’s own condition.

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Director

Credits

Director:

Christopher Burke

Executive Producer:

Katie Couric, Phil Rosenthal, Jeff MacGregor

Producer:

Tim Rummel, Christopher Burke

Cinematographer:

Christopher Burke

Editor:

Maia De Zan Hatch, Scott Sheppard, Miranda Yousef, ACE

Sound Designer:

A.J. Pyatak

Music:

Emily Rice (Winner of Christophe Beck's Reel Change: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring grant award for this film's score)

Principal Cast:

Brian Wallach, Sandra Abrevaya, Barack Obama

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Chris Burke
No Ordinary Campaign
info@noordinarycampaign.com

Publicity Contact:

Sheila Feren (Ferencomm)
NoOrdinaryCampaign@ferencomm.com
212.983.9898

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About
Year:
2022
Premiere Status:
Texas Premiere
Genres:
Biography, Documentary
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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Runtime:
82 mins