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Film Viewing: The Black Walnut

North Charleston, South Carolina

Following the screening, an interactive panel discussion was held with the audience, discussing the film and how prostate cancer affects the Black community, as well as provide suggestions as to what each of us can do to address some of the significant barriers and disparities the Black community faces regarding prostate cancer.

Panelists included:

Terrance Afer-Anderson
Writer and Director - The Black Walnut

Lee Moultri
Local Prostate Cancer Survivor

Serge A. Afeli, Ph.D., MSHA
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy 

Marvella Elizabeth Ford, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Population Sciences and Cancer Disparities - Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina
State Endowed Chair, Prostate Cancer Disparities - South Carolina State University Smart

The Black Walnut movie poster image

The Black Walnut

Written and Directed by: Terrance Afer-Anderson
Run time: 1 Hour 17 Minutes

The Black Walnut is a compelling, innovative docudrama designed to increase awareness of the of  the  alarming  prostate  cancer  disparity impacting Black men. Featuring nine actual prostate  cancer  survivors,  a  urologist,  and a medical oncologist in dramatic roles, the film explores the myriad barriers Black men encounter in securing healthcare.

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