Maine AllCare at the Movies: film and discussion in Portland

Posted Oct. 01, 2013, at 1:24 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Nickelodeon Cinemas, 1 Temple St., Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine — “The Healthcare Movie,” an award-winning documentary about how the Canadian and U.S. health systems

developed so differently, will be presented 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 24, at Nickelodeon Cinemas, 1 Temple St. Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg, the creators of the film, will be on hand to answer questions from the audience. Dr. Phil Caper of Maine AllCare will serve as facilitator. This event is most timely as the federal Affordable Care Act  is being rolled out. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the showing at the theater or online at . A portion of the proceeds will go to the Portland Community Free Clinic. For more information about Maine AllCare, visit or email Joe Lendvai at Maine AllCare is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes quality, affordable health for all Maine people.