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The Health and Health Care Collection

THE HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE COLLECTION features over 400 award-winning films on health, healthcare and medicine from the leading distributors of social-issue and documentary film. Films address addiction and substance abuse, aging, death and dying, disabilities, economics of healthcare, environmental health, ethics, healthcare delivery, history of medicine, illness, disease and disorders, maternal and child health, psychology and mental health, public health, nursing, nutrition, sexuality, and more. Docuseek films examine health and healthcare in its social and historical context; essential resources for helping students to respond better to the challenges of today.

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The Health and Health Care Collection includes the following titles:

'Til Madness Do Us Part - image'Til Madness Do Us Part

The daily lives and isolation of a group of men locked on one floor of a Chinese city's psychiatric institution.

dGenerate Films | 2013 | 238 minutes
12 Days - image12 Days

Legendary filmmaker-photographer Raymond Depardon chronicles the patients of a psychiatric ward where justice and madness meet.

Icarus Films | 2017 | 87 minutes
6000 A Day - image6000 A Day

The story of how the world's top decision makers knowingly failed to prevent the spread of the AIDS epidemic.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 55 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
A Chance to Grow - imageA Chance to Grow

An experienced nurse gives a special perspective on what infants, parents and staff go through in the newborn intensive care unit

The Fanlight Collection | 2000 | 53 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
A Change of Character - imageA Change of Character

This captivating video features neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of The Executive Brain, as well as neurologist and best-selling author Dr. Oliver Sacks (Awakenings), in a discussion of frontal lobe damage.

The Fanlight Collection | 2004 | 30 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
A Child Unlike Any Other - imageA Child Unlike Any Other

Jan Maka was a child like any other, until his family's lives were turned upside down when it was discovered he had autism.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2005 | 11 minutes
A Dangerous Idea - imageA Dangerous Idea

Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 106 minutes | 10 - 12, College, Adult
A Family Disrupted - imageA Family Disrupted

Coping with the death of a sibling.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 22 minutes
A Family Undertaking - imageA Family Undertaking

Explores the complex psychological, cultural, legal and financial issues surrounding an important and growing new trend: the home funeral movement

The Fanlight Collection | 2003 | 56 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
A Healthy Start - imageA Healthy Start
The debate over women's health care in South Africa.
Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes | 7-12, College, Adult

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