In The Bleeding Edge
, Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick
and Amy Ziering
shed a light on America’s multi-billion dollar medical device industry.
Although America is known for being the most technologically advanced health care system in the world, medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death. Among the patients that have received life-changing medical care and devices, are countless horror stories of individuals affected by corporate cover-ups, lax regulations and profit-driven incentives. The Bleeding Edge
weaves these emotionally-powerful stories that are sure to anger, enlighten and call us to action, while also asking the question: What life-saving technologies may actually be killing us?