On Screen/In Person: Hilleman

Event Location

The Ware Center

42 North Prince Street

Lancaster, PA 17603


  • $7 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students


  • 7 Feb

Awarded Best Documentary from Scinema 2016, Hilleman tells the inspiring story of Dr. Maurice Hilleman, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, a man with a singular, unwavering focus: to eliminate the diseases of children. From his poverty-stricken youth on the plains of Montana, he came to prevent pandemic flu, develop the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, and invent the first-ever vaccine against human cancer. Now through exclusive interviews with Dr. Hilleman and his peers, rare archival footage, and 3-D animation, this film puts a human face to vaccine science, revealing the character that drove this bold, complex, and heroic man. Director Donald Rayne Mitchell is the winner of three Philadelphia Independent Film/Video Subsidy Grants and the recipient of two honors from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts: an Individual Artist Grant and a Media Arts Fellowship. Eyeline Pictures is Mitchell’s film and video production company specializing in documentary-style educat

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