WE BECOME SILENT, a documentary by international award-winning filmmaker Kevin P. Miller is certainly not the first documentary to be shown on the Internet as a means to communicate with the masses. But it may be creating the largest and loudest response ever to a non-industry film with virtually no marketing budget.
(PRWEB) July 11, 2005 -- International award-winning filmmaker Kevin P.
Miller’s new documentary WE BECOME SILENT has been seen by more than 40,000
people worldwide since its release last week. It is a fact that astounds many
who are following health freedom and trade issues very closely.
"Our servers have simply been under siege since we started streaming WE BECOME SILENT, " said Dr. Robert Verkerk of the Alliance for Natural Health, a worldwide advocacy group based in the UK. "At first we could not handle the load, so we had to pay to get additional streaming servers on our site. It's really all Kevin Miller's fault for making such a great documentary," laughed Verkerk.
Russ Tanner, president of Herb Allure (USA) also received permission from Miller to stream WE BECOME SILENT and experienced the same prolonged heavy hits as Verkerk's organization. He solved it by "running fifty streams of video at once," said Tanner, "and that definitely helped, but we are still experiencing massive traffic from the power of the film itself. It seems to be getting stronger by the day."
WE BECOME SILENT is narrated by Dame Judi Dench, one of the world’s most distinguished actresses, and details the ongoing attempts by multinational pharmaceutical interests and giant food companies to undercut the public’s access to herbs, vitamins and other therapies. It also tackles the immensely complicated issues of the dangers consumers face at the feet of the EU Food Supplements Directive, the WTO, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, and CAFTA -- the Central American free Trade Agreement in the United States.
Filmmaker Miller is "humbled and honored" by all of the attention generated by WE BECOME SILENT, but adds, "the reason we released the film when we did was to sound the alarm and motivate people to action." The web is full of disinformation about the dangers of Codex, he says, and many people are "naively — or deceptively denying that there is a link between these so-called 'free trade agreements' and our medical freedom of choice."
These falsehoods are generated, Miller says, by people who want to "grab headlines for themselves, spread lies, and divert attention away from the big picture." Nonetheless, he says, the success of WE BECOME SILENT proves that people do understand the urgent nature of the threat to health freedom. "People truly understand that our freedoms are slipping away, one by one...and that we have to act locally — and globally," he said. "We have to fight back with more investment in media programs like WE BECOME SILENT in order to put the truth out to the public."
WE BECOME SILENT also highlights actor Mel Gibson, the only known video from inside a Codex meeting, interviews with delegates to the Codex Alimentarius Commission, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials, and many of the best-known health freedom advocates from around the world, including Dr. Robert Verkerk of the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) in the UK. The ANH brought a landmark legal challenge to the EU Food Supplements Directive last February. European consumers will discover the fate of this legal battle on 12 July.
WE BECOME SILENT shows the challenges consumers face in trying to repel these monoliths from their daily lives. "My work is really for real people who do not know how to fight back," Miller says. "This film is for people around the globe who are not happy with the dominance being exerted by Western Medicine — and multinational corporations — over their daily lives."
Mr. Miller is aggressively courting International TV networks because of the amazing success of the film in its' first week.
More than 40,000 people viewed the film in the first seven days following its’ release at www.WellTV.com
He will be debuting a weekly news/health program called HealthCenter in Fall of 2005 on TV networks internationally.
Kevin P. Miller
Press Contact: Kevin Miller
Company Name: Well TV
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