Stan Brock started Remote Area Medical, a nonprofit that provides free health care to people in the United States and all over the world. Since 1985, the all-volunteer group has held more than 660 medical clinics and treated half a million people.
ROCKFORD, TN (September 14, 2020) – Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 15, for the free drive-in screening and the world premiere of the feature-length documentary film “Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story”. The one-night event is part of the 51st Nashville Film Festival and will honor the legacy of the late founder of the non-profit Remote Area Medical — a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality, dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals.
The free drive-in screening will be held on October 6, 2020, at the Parkway Drive-in in Maryville, Tennessee, located at 2909 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37804. The screening will begin at around 8 pm or shortly after sunset and will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers and RAM’s leadership team.
The documentary, which has been more than 8-years in the making, follows the life of RAM’s founder Stan Brock.
“The decision to make admission to the event free is right in line with the legacy of Stan and his mission to provide access for all,” said Jeff Eastman, RAM CEO. “We are excited about the screening and honoring the life’s work of our founder and my friend, who truly touched countless lives around the globe.”
The film recounts the incredible life story of Stan Brock, the British-born Amazonian cowboy turned US TV star, who sacrificed everything to bring free healthcare to people in need. This heart-warming film is a tribute to the unifying power of volunteerism and an exploration of a perennial outsider’s search for meaning through giving of himself.
All standard tickets are free, however, the event will also serve as a fundraiser for Remote Area Medical. All optional donations will benefit the organization and its mission to help those in need. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.
“It is a real honor to be premiering the film in Stan’s home state of Tennessee,” said Director Paul Michael Angell. “We couldn’t imagine a more fitting venue in which to celebrate Stan’s legacy.”
The screening will be the only non-virtual event taking place during the Nashville Film Festival. To purchase a ticket, CLICK HERE. You can also find the Links to the ticketing page can also be found on the RAM website at and Nashville Film Festival’s website here. Donations to benefit non-profit Remote Area Medical- RAM®
Admission is for one vehicle. Parking is first-come, first-served. All attendees will be required to practice social distancing and wear a face mask when not in their vehicle.
For more information about “Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story”, visit here.
“Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story” will also be screening virtually at the Nashville Film Festival October 1-7, 2020. For ticket and badge information, please head to www.nashfilm.org.
About Remote Area Medical: RAM is a major nonprofit organization that operates pop-up clinics delivering free quality, dental, vision, and medical services to underserved and uninsured individuals who do not have access to or cannot afford a doctor. Since RAM was founded in 1985, more than 155,000 volunteers – comprised of licensed dental, vision, and medical professionals, as well as general support staff — have treated more than 835,000 individuals delivering $150 million worth of free healthcare services. Last year, RAM held clinics in Tennessee, California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Guyana, Haiti, and the Bahamas. For more information, please visit ramusa.org.
About Nashville Film Festival: The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) is a globally recognized nonprofit organization and cultural event presenting the best in world cinema, American independent films and documentaries by veteran masters, up-and-coming directors, and first-time filmmakers. With Academy Award® qualifying status, the Nashville Film Festival celebrates innovation, music and the many voices of the human spirit through the art of film. Originally founded in 1969, the Nashville Film Festival is one of the first film festivals in the United States and will host its 51st festival from October 1-7, 2020. For more information, visit www.nashfilm.org.