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Making its world premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto in May, this doc follows 23-year-old Eva Markvoort as she awaits a fateful call to receive a double lung transplant.
April 16, 2009


Making its world premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto in May, this doc follows 23-year-old Eva Markvoort as she awaits a fateful call to receive a double lung transplant. The film documents the challenges faced by Eva and her two online friends, all of whom suffer from Cystic Fibrosis, a fatal genetic disease affecting the lungs and the digestive system.
Directed by Philip Lyall and Nimisha Mukerji
Produced by Force Four Entertainment in association with Dualogue Productions and CBC Newsworld

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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