News & Events

Chasing Rainbows Online at JimmyteensTV

Thanks to the good folks at JimmyteensTV, you can now view Chasing Rainbows online in English AND French. Click here for a direct link to our channel on the site.

Pat has started to broaden the scope of her work to include not only Chasing Rainbows, but also helping other young adult cancer survivors to promote resources *they* are producing. These projects will be gathered under an umbrella called Chasing Rainbows Young Adult Cancer Advocacy. Visit the new site to find out what’s coming up, and to learn more about some of the many films, books and online resources that are out there for young adults.

LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance Annual Conference 2010

November 2-6, 2010
Austin, Texas
Pat will be displaying a Chasing Rainbows poster and talking to lots of young adults and young adult advocates!

Teenage Cancer Trust International Conference 2010

June 7-9, 2010
London, UK
Pat is attending this conference to spread the word about Chasing Rainbows.

IPOS 12th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology / CAPO 2010 Annual Conference

May 24-29, 2010
Quebec City
Pat is thrilled to be screening the French-language version of Chasing Rainbows for the first time at this major conference, on Thursday May 27 at 11:30 am in Room 302B. The film will be followed by a bilingual discussion hosted by Pat, young adult cancer survivor Karin DuBois and Dr. Martine Hoffmann (Research Unit INSIDE, University of Luxembourg).

View the French-language trailer for Chasing Rainbows (À la poursuite de l’arc-en-ciel: avoir 20 ans et le cancer) on YouTube here.

If you would like a copy of the film en français, please contact us.

Chasing Rainbows HOUSE CONCERTS featuring guitarist Ed Henderson
In celebration of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week

Vancouver: Friday April 9, 2010 at 8:00 pm
Whistler: Saturday April 17, 2010 at 8:00 pm
In celebration of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (April 4-10), composer/guitarist Ed Henderson performs an evening of tunes from his latest solo album, "Intimate"...recently described by the Georgia Straight's Lloyd Dykk as "immediately attractive, lyrical, performed impeccably and with radiant absolute delight."


LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance Conference

Wednesday November 11 – Friday November13, 2009

Austin, TX

Pat will be attending this conference and spreading the word about Chasing Rainbows.


Wellwood Resource Centre
Hamilton, ON 

Private screenings at Juravinski Cancer Centre for staff & patients: 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Public screening at The Movie Palace (526 Concesssion St.): 7:00 pm

Celebrating the launch of Wellwood’s new cancer support group for young women!


1st Global Leadership Forum for Cancer Control
Thursday September 24 – Saturday September 26, 2009

Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON

Pat will have a poster on display, and will also screen a clip from Chasing Rainbows as part of Workshop E07 (“Forgotten Tribe”), Friday Sept. 25th from 4:45 – 5:30 pm


Chasing Rainbows - AMERICAN PREMIERE!
West Hollywood International Film Festival
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 4:50 pm
Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd
Tickets $5 - $10 via

Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer will receive its American premiere at the West Hollywood International Film Festival this week. Producer/director Pat Taylor, who completed the film on behalf of her daughter Sara Taylor Gibson, is thrilled to be launching it on the festival circuit and thus taking one more step towards fulfilling Sara’s dream: to reach out to other young adult cancer patients all over the world through the film.

Chasing Rainbows and Young Adults' Candid Cancer Conversations on YouTube

Yes, it's true! You can now view an extended 8-minute trailer for Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer on YouTube here. Click, view, comment to let us know what you think...we look forward to seeing you in this new (to us) corner of the web. The YouTube adventures don't stop with Chasing Rainbows, March 2009 co-producers Pat Taylor and Michael Booth Palmer launched a new series of video interviews called Young Adults' Candid Cancer Conversations, in which more young adults living with cancer speak up about their experiences.  Click HERE to check it out. 

Chasing Rainbows at CAPO Annual Conference
Thursday, April 2 2009
Vancouver, BC

Chasing Rainbows sponsored a performance by Michael Booth Palmer on a sunset cruise held during CAPO (Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncologists)' annual conference. A good time was had by can see photos on the Chasing Rainbows BLOG

March 5, 2009; 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Dunbar Community Centre
4747 Dunbar St., Vancouver, BC
Screening & Discussion hosted by Pat Taylor with live music by Michael Booth Palmer

March 2, 2009; 9:00 – 10:00 pm (*Eastern Standard Time)
Pat appears on “The Stupid Cancer Show”, a live, interactive social webcast giving voice to more than 1 million young adults affected by cancer. The show is hosted by Matthew Zachary, founder of the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation. You can listen to “The Stupid Cancer Show” live online here.

Canadian Cancer Society Survivors' Conference


November 16, 2008

Screening & Discussion hosted by Pat Taylor with live music by Michael Booth Palmer


Chasing Rainbows Spring Screenings 2008 – Dates Announced Across Canada!

See photos of our Spring 2008 cross-Canada tour on the Chasing Rainbows blog.

Wellspring Calgary


April 22, 2008; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

#4 Parkdale Crescent NW
Please call 403.521.5292 to reserve a spot.

CancerCare Manitoba
April 23, 2008; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

April 25, 2008; 12:00 - 1:00 pm

675 McDermot Ave

Wellspring Odette House
April 28, 2008; 6:00 -7:30 pm

81 Wellesley Street East
Please call 416.961.1928 to reserve a spot.

Wellspring Sunnybrook
April 29, 2008; 2:30 - 4:00 pm

2075 Bayview Avenue
Please call 416.480.4440 to reserve a spot.

Wellspring Halton-Peel
April 30, 2008; 6:00 - 7:30 pm

2545 Sixth Line, Oakville
Please call 905.257.1988 to reserve a spot

Gilda’s Club
May 1, 2008; 6:30 - 8:30 pm

110 Lombard St.

Princess Margaret Hospital
May 2, 2008; 2:30 - 4:30 pm

610 University Ave.

Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
May 5, 2008
Two screenings: 12:00 – 1:00 pm and 5:00 - 7:00 pm
501 Smyth Road, 2nd Floor (Conference Rooms A & B)

Jewish General Hospital - Hope & Cope


May 6, 2008; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Tel: 514-340-3616

CAPO (Canadian Association of Psychological Oncology)
Annual Conference


May 7-9, 2008 (screening date and time to be announced)

Coming soon: possible screenings in New York City. Watch this space!


  Please contact us – we would love to hear from you!

Chasing Rainbows Travels to India

Saturday, November 3, 2007

International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organisations – Annual Conference

Mombai, India

Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer will be screened at the Survivors Session from 9:00 - 10:30 am on Saturday November 3, 2007. Two BC-based young adult cancer survivors, Vikram Bubber and Daralynn Walker, will host the screening and discussion.

Find more information HERE

Kelowna Relay For Life 2007

Saturday, June 2, 1007

Kelowna City Park 10:30 pm