Partners & Sponsors

The production and distribution of CURED have been made possible by the generous support of individuals, corporations, foundations, and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), which is funded by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Generous sponsorship of CURED has been provided by AARPJPMorgan Chase, The Better Angels Society, Gilead Sciences, and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. The Presenting Sponsor of the CURED Outreach and Engagement Campaign is the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. The CURED team is profoundly grateful to these organizations and corporations. Their generosity has allowed the film’s producers to successfully complete production and post-production for the film and implement a comprehensive outreach and engagement campaign.

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AARP

AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older, is sponsoring CURED’s PBS broadcast as well as the film’s outreach and engagement campaign. With AARP’s support, the film’s producers are hosting seven AARP-sponsored virtual screenings with a variety of LGBTQ groups and other social justice organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Born Perfect, and the Point Foundation. These screenings are bringing audiences together to watch the film virtually and discuss the film in a Q&A format.

 

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AARP

AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering...

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The American Psychiatric Association Foundation

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is the Presenting Sponsor of CURED’s outreach and engagement campaign. APAF provided a grant of $125,000 to amplify the reach of CURED in classrooms and communities — including medical schools, mental health organizations, LGBTQ groups, and conferences. “We are grateful for the Foundation’s generous support,” said CURED Co-Director Patrick Sammon, “and to its leadership for recognizing the necessity of ensuring that all editorial decisions on the film were made solely by the production team.” Through community-based programs, fellowships, awards, and grants, the APAF addresses critical mental health needs and directs resources where they are needed most. All the Foundation’s initiatives focus on one goal: A mentally healthy nation for all.

 

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The American Psychiatric Association Foundation

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is the Presenting Sponsor...

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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial institution, has stepped forward to support the production of CURED. As one of the underwriters of the PBS broadcast in October, JPMorgan Chase has been an essential partner in this production. In 2021, JPMorgan Chase donated $5 million to support initiatives for economic inclusion among the nation’s LGBTQ+ youth, workforce, and elder communities.

 

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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial institution, has stepped forward...

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Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences, a leading biopharmaceutical company that focuses on researching and developing antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, is an underwriter for the PBS broadcast and a supporter of the project’s outreach and engagement campaign. Their backing has helped the filmmakers expand the reach and impact of this documentary in classrooms, communities, and educational institutions. Additionally, Gilead Sciences is an underwriter of the PBS broadcast of the film.

 

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Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences, a leading biopharmaceutical company that focuses on researching...

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The Better Angels Society

The Better Angels Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Americans about their history through documentary film, is underwriting the PBS broadcast and also providing support for the film’s outreach and engagement campaign. In 2020, CURED won the 2nd prize (out of 150 entrants) in the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, which recognizes excellence in historical documentary filmmaking. Through this annual competition, The Better Angels Society awarded the filmmakers a cash prize of $50,000, which was used to cover final post-production expenses. Additionally, The Better Angels Society provided support to amplify outreach efforts for the film.

 

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The Better Angels Society

The Better Angels Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating...

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), which provides cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 1 million patients worldwide, is supporting CURED’s outreach and engagement campaign. This assistance from AHF has allowed the filmmakers to amplify the impact of the film in non-profit organizations and educational settings.

 

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), which provides cutting-edge medicine and...

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Independent Television Service

In early 2019, CURED was one of seven projects selected from among 280 proposals for co-production support from the Independent Television Service (ITVS). ITVS creates diverse programming for public television with funding from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The organization provided significant funding to allow the producers to begin post-production. CURED would not have been completed without support from ITVS.

 

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Independent Television Service

In early 2019, CURED was one of seven projects selected...