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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 titles with a criteria of Subject is History of Medicine


The struggle to keep the Chicago Maternity Center open after 75 years.

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

Iodine deficiency causes health problems in Indonesia.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

Profiles the evolution of attitudes toward people with mental disabilities in the United States.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 57 minutes

Examines the ethical issues associated with DNA testing.

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 30 minutes

A document of the eighteen-day strike by interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital.

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes

Documenting the least-known part of the civil rights movement, these are the first-person stories of people with developmental disabilities labeled 'mentally defective' who were sent away to state institutions.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 42 minutes

Fascinating look at pioneering natural birth doctor, Michel Odent.

Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 minutes

Tells a poignant chapter in the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 56 minutes

Meet Dana, a feisty, funny, and charming 25-year-old at a crossroads... but not the kind you might expect.

The Fanlight Collection | 2014 | 83 minutes

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