The Syndrome

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Saturday, April 30th, 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 1st, 8:00 p.m.

The Maple Theater, 4135 Maple Road Bloomfield, Michigan 48301

WHAT: The screening of the film The Syndrome, a documentary focused on exposing the junk science behind Shaken Baby Syndrome:

“A mother of three spent 11 years in prison for killing a baby she never harmed. That’s what happens when widely held beliefs based on junk science lead to the convictions of innocent people. The explosive documentary The Syndrome follows the crusade of a group of doctors, scientists, and legal scholars who have uncovered that ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome,’ a child abuse theory used in hundreds of U.S. prosecutions each year, is not scientifically valid.  In fact, they say, it doesn’t exist. Filmmaker Meryl Goldsmith and national award-winning investigative reporter Susan Goldsmith document the unimaginable nightmare for those accused and focus on the men and women dedicating their lives to defending the prosecuted and freeing the convicted. How did the myth of ‘SBS’ begin and who are the shocking people behind it who have built careers and profited from the theory? Both are unflinchingly identified. Shaken baby proponents want to silence their critics even as countless lives are ruined …. ” – Learn more at


HOW YOU CAN HELP:  Your attendance would be greatly appreciated as we seek to educate the public about the misdiagnosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Standard Seating $10.00
Club Seating $15.00