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Showing 1 - 10 of 17 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

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

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

The Medicine in Marijuana

What we know, and what we don't know, about the most popular new medicine in the U.S.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 35 minutes

Midwives...Lullabies...and Mother Earth

Fascinating look at pioneering natural birth doctor, Michel Odent.

Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 minutes