The Health and Health Care Collection

From aging to bioethics to environmental health to medicine to maternal care to public health to mental health, THE HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE COLLECTION provides a broad examination of the field of health and health care. The films look at health care delivery not just in the U.S., but in many countries around the world, including Nicaragua, South Africa, India and Cambodia among others. Most of the films examine health and health care in its social and historical context, providing a deeper understanding of the challenges of providing state of the art health care around the world in the 21st century.

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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.

National 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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