In his 2005 film "Night for Day: The XP Story," Hilbert College President Michael S. Brophy, Ph.D., M.F.A., an award-winning writer and director, examines the dramatic and unusual ways patients afflicted with xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) around the world cope with the disease. XP is a debilitating disease characterized by extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet (sun) light that can lead to cancer and death. Film participants include citizens from Cuba, Peru, the United Kingdom and the United States.