Burned-Protecting the Protectors

Burned: Protecting The Protectors

Main Stage

June 11th 2023, 6:00 pm

Ethereal Films and Last Call Foundation invite you for a special film screening and expert panel about one person’s arduous quest for truth about cancer among firefighters. Watch the documentary Burned: Protecting the Protectors, directed by Elijah Yetter-Bowman and executive produced by Mark Ruffalo, then stick around to engage with our star-studded panel to be part of this historic movement.

All proceeds to benefit Last Call Foundation honoring Firefighter Michael Kennedy. 

Pre-event performance by The Worcester Fire Brigade Pipe and Drum Band.

Guest speakers:
Jim McGovern: Congressman
Ed Kelly: IAFF President
Rob Bilott: Environmental Attorney
Dr Graham Peaslee: Notre Dame Nuclear Physicist
Elijah Yetter-Bowman: Filmmaker
Kathy Crosby Bell: Last Call Founder
PFAS Law Firms 

Post event Q&A panel:
Ed Kelly: IAFF President
Jeff Knobbe: PPE Specialist
Jason Burns: Firefighter, IAFF District 8 VP PFFM, Executive Director Last Call Foundation
Elijah Yetter-Bowman: Filmmaker
Rob Bilott: Environmental Attorney, DuPont’s Worst Nightmare, Dark Waters, Exposure, The Devil We Know
Dr Graham Peaslee: Notre Dame Nuclear Physicist

Closing remarks:
Diane Cotter: Activist, Firefighter wife 

About Last Call Foundation:
The Last Call Foundation was founded by Kathy Crosby-Bell in honor of her son, fallen firefighter Michael Kennedy, who along with Fire Lieutenant Edward Walsh died battling the nine-alarm fire on March 26, 2014 in Boston’s Back Bay. This tragedy highlighted the unique challenges facing firefighters. The Last Call Foundation is committed to identifying and addressing these challenges to enhance firefighters’ ability to safely and effectively fight fires and protect each of us. With your help, we can avoid future tragedy and save lives.
The Last Call Foundation is committed to supporting firefighters everywhere because every firefighter is a hero every day.

There will be a pre-show book signing by Environmental Attorney, Rob Bilott. He will be signing his book Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont. Books must be ordered in advance here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Exposure/Robert-Bilott/9781501172823
Copies will not be available for purchase at the show.

THT BLOG: Behind the Scenes with Diane Cotter and Elijah Yetter-Bowman of Burned: Protecting the Protectors


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