OneBlood Documentary

Lifeline - Sizzle Reel June 27, 2017

Lifeline is a riveting documentary that provides a never-before-seen perspective of what it took to save the lives of the victims from the Pulse nightclub shooting that unfolded on June 12, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.  It is a thought provoking, first-hand account of the vital role blood donors played the night of the Pulse shooting and the vital role they play every day across the nation.

The story takes the viewer on a journey on what it takes to save a person’s life and reveals some of the actual blood donors who helped save the survivors featured in the documentary.  At long last, some of these anonymous heroes are recognized as they come face-to-face in an emotional reunion with the survivors they helped save.

Lifeline also tells the story of the third shift team at the blood center that answered the phone call they never thought they would receive.  Their story is intertwined with the staff at the hospital who are on the other end of the line, urgently requesting more blood be brought to them. What transpires next is a race against the clock to save lives. A compelling story told first-hand by the people who made it happen. 

The documentary also takes viewers behind-the-scenes of OneBlood to show the massive, around-the-clock effort that takes place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to save lives.  Lifeline is the nation’s story and shows why the blood supply in every city needs to be taken seriously and why we cannot wait for a tragedy for the blood supply to become relevant.

Click here to read a review from the Orlando Sentinel

Stations That Have Aired Lifeline are as Follows:

  • Jacksonville: WJAX-TV on June 11th
  • Sarasota:  WWSB on June 18th
  • Pensacola/Mobile: WFNA July 1st at 2pm & Sunday July 9th at 1pm
  • Tallahassee:  WTXL on July 2nd at 4:00pm
  • Tampa: WTSP-TV on July 8th at 1:00pm
  • West Palm Beach: WPEC on July 9th at 1:00pm
  • Orlando: WRDQ-TV channel 27 on August 5th at 4pm

We anticipate that Lifeline will air on additional stations in the near future. We will be sure to keep you posted.


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