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Showing 1 - 10 of 20 titles with a criteria of Subject is Medical History


Ama

The untold story of the involuntary sterilization of Native American women by the Indian Health Service well into the 1970s.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 74 minutes

The Chicago Maternity Center Story

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

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

The Divided Brain

Explores Iain McGilchrist's pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 78 minutes

Ending Disease


Establishes that we are in a historical time in medicine, where regenerative medicine is changing therapies from treatments to cures. The film takes the viewer through a powerful emotional journey as it weaves human stories of patients and their doctor working together on the frontier of medical science.

Collective Eye Films | 2020 | 122 minutes

For a Few Pennies More

Iodine deficiency causes health problems in Indonesia.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

Front Wards, Back Wards

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

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 57 minutes

Gene Blues

Examines the ethical issues associated with DNA testing.

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 30 minutes

HSA Hospital Strike '75

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

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes

In Our Own Hands

In Our Own Hands follows the extraordinary steps ordinary people are taking to help millions with chronic diseases find their way back to health.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 67 minutes

Lest We Forget: Silent Voices

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