What the Eyes Don’t See

Cherien Dabis, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received:
2018, Commissioning Grant, Sundance Institute
2020, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Athena List Development Grant, Athena Film Festival

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Drama, Suspense 

Length: 110 pages 

Field of Science: Medical Science and Research, Safe Water Engineering 

Stage: Development 


Based on the true story of Iraqi American pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha who put her career on the line and blew the whistle on local and state government officials for poisoning thousands of Flint, Michigan residents, especially children, by exposing them to disastrous levels of toxic lead in the water.