|Published:||Feb 27, 2013 6:08 PM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 27, 2013 6:13 PM EST|
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman's fight to save her son is featured in an upcoming film. "Fight to Live" is a documentary by two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple.
It features Gywnne Hickman's fight against the FDA to get experimental drugs to save her son Erik. Erik was diagnosed, and later died, from an incurable disease.
The documentary shows how difficult it is for people to access to potentially life-saving drugs.
"The FDA process is broken, and it needs to be fixed. What we're trying to do is meet with the FDA, meet with congressmen, and try to get better access for people who need it immediately," said Hickman.
The film will air Saturday March 9th in Cape Coral at the Cultural Park Theater.
Showtimes are at 1:00, 3:00 and 7:00pm, with a special reception at 5:00.
Tickets are $5.00 now, and $7.00 at the door. You can buy them in the city council chambers, or online at http://conta.cc/YiptSS