As filmmakers, we are always looking for stories that connect with people, fuels awareness, and helps bring about social and political change. Last year, when we met Jessica Klein-Foglio, we were so inspired by her story that we turned on the camera and started filming her journey. Little did we know that we were entering into a world that affected so many people’s lives, yet knowledge or options were slim to none.
Rare diseases touch the lives of every community throughout the world, and yet little is known about the history of their origins and research progress today. This film will explore the key moments of the history of rare diseases and the continuing shift in the debate over those able to impact new medical discoveries.
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People with Rare Disease in the World
Types of Rare
Rare Diseases are
for Rare Diseases
"I choose to fight. I'll never stop fighting"
- Jessica Klein-Foglio
Meet The Team
Nick Kovacic is a founding partner of Digital Cave, a Baltimore-based documentary filmmaking team that has directed and produced three feature-length documentaries: Brewmore Baltimore, 2014, Decanted, 2016 (NETFLIX Exclusive), and Agave | The Spirit of a Nation, 2018 (SXSW ’18 Spotlight Docs). Brewmore has gone on to win an EMMY for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary and was awarded the 2014 Food Filmmaker of Year from N.Y. Food Film Festival. He works and collaborates with a diverse group of filmmakers exploring new mediums that are redefining visual storytelling.