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No Ordinary Campaign

  Christopher Burke

  United States     82 minutes

Synopsis

Chicago power-couple Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya, who met and fell in love during the 2008 Obama campaign, found their world upended by Brian’s diagnosis of ALS when he was only 37. Given just six months to live, the otherwise healthy former athlete and lawyer at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago forms an awe-inspiring partnership with his wife to challenge the broken medical establishment and take to the halls of D.C. to fight for his life. No Ordinary Campaign follows Brian and Sandra as they move with astonishing speed to build a patient-led revolution and show us that victory is possible even in the face of seemingly impossible odds.

 English with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Screening

Thu, Oct 13 @ 8:15pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 11

Special Guests*: Director Christopher Burke
*Subject to change
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  • Open Captions
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Screening

Sat, Oct 22 @ 3:30pm CDT

at Chicago History Museum

Special Guests*: Director Christopher Burke, executive producers Katie Couric and Phil Rosenthal, and subjects Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya
*Subject to change

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.

Accessibility options for this screening:
  • Closed Captions
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Media

Film Credits

  •   Christopher Burke, Tim Rummel
  •   Maya De Zan, Scott Sheppard, Miranda Yousef, ACE, Christopher Burke
  •   Christopher Burke
  •   Brian Wallach, Sandra Abrevaya
  •   Emily Rice
  •   Katie Couric, Jeff MacGregor, Phil Rosenthal
  •   Redtail Media
  •   https://noordinarycampaign.com/

Sponsors

Documentary Sponsor

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Documentary Patron

Cynthia Stone Raskin

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