About the film:
In 2002, Portland acupuncturists Skip Van Meter and Lisa Rohleder opened a clinic with the intention of making acupuncture affordable and accessible to people of ordinary incomes. They redesigned the conventional acupuncture business model, treating patients in a communal setting in used recliners, and charging a sliding scale of $15-35 per treatment. Today their model has spawned a growing movement which includes over 175 member clinics nationwide.
This event is brought to you by the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture, Philadelphia Community Acupuncture, Barefoot Doctor: Community Acupuncture Clinic, and Roxborough Community Acupuncture.
Author: Eric Bresler
Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of Cinedelphia.com whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He’s served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.