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Sir Steve McQueen’s film ‘Embarrassed’ could save lives

Sir Steve McQueen’s film ‘Embarrassed’ could save lives

Embarrassed aims to dispel the myths around prostate cancer, encouraging black men to ask their doctors for a PSA blood test, while also spreading the message between family and friends: prostate cancer is curable if caught and treated in the very early stages

If you haven’t seen the short film about prostate cancer made by Sir Steve McQueen, then I implore you to watch it immediately.

Embarrassed aims to dispel the myths around prostate cancer, encouraging black men to ask their doctors for a PSA blood test, while also spreading the message between family and friends: prostate cancer is curable if caught and treated in the very early stages.

This is such an important message for us all. I know Steve, and I know that this issue is important for him as, sadly his father passed away from the disease. His fantastic video will help to save lives.

So, when approached by Male Cancer Awareness Campaign’s founder Patrick Cox, Academy award-winning film-maker Sir Steve McQueen saw a vital opportunity to use his influence and platform to help spread the message, raise awareness, and dissolve the stigma surrounding the disease.

As you will see, it’s a highly impactful short film starring four prominent black actors: Idris Elba OBE, Chiwetel Ejiofor CBA, Micheal Ward and Morgan Freeman. It’s supported by Belstaff and premièred at the Tate Britain.

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