The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge raised awareness of the disease — and record contributions of more than $100 million dollars for research. That success is sending supporters of other causes behind the camera to create their own viral campaigns. Here's a sample of other challenges, and causes, from around the world.
Matt Damon seems to have done it all – He's starring in Steven Soderbergh's new thriller Contagion about a new viral pandemic, playing a man whose wife is stricken with the disease.
According to an epidemiologist, the deadly pandemic virus in the blockbuster film "Contagion" could happen in real life.
A law banning the Muslim burqa, or full-face veil, went into effect today in France, a first in Europe. The World's Gerry Hadden profiles two religious Muslims who defy French stereotypes of the modern Muslim women.
The Academy Award-winning director, who has walked the line between making arthouse and blockbuster films for the last 20 years, is ready for retirement.