Showing 1 - 10 of 136 titles with a criteria of Subject is Illness, Disease and Disorders
What happens when five HIV-positive gay men spend a week preparing for their first solo parachute drop?
Icarus Films | 2014 | 80 minutes
Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer, and can die, from them.
Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 44 minutes
Almost Home is a stunningly intimate feature-length, cinema verité film that follows the stories of residents, families and workers in a Midwestern nursing home as they struggle with the personal challenges of aging while trying to transform their century-old hospital-like institution into a true home.
371 Productions | 2005 | 84 minutes
Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City. But behind the showmanship lives an incredibly lonely human being.
MediaStorm | 2011 | 13 minutes
Spotlights the modern epidemic of heart disease in the African-American community
The Fanlight Collection | 2001 | 57 minutes
A look at the intersection of disability and gender identity.
Collective Eye Films | 2014 | 43 minutes
Three families show us what the textbooks and studies cannot show about autism.
The Fanlight Collection | 1988 | 29 minutes
Charts the personal journey of three families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
National Film Board of Canada | 2005 | 54 minutes
Building on the long earned trust of the children towards the camera, the filmmaker skilfully applies a simple but highly effective narrative and thus manages to create an extraordinary film that avoids sentimentality but stays deeply moving.
First Hand Films | 2005 | 52 minutes
A visually lyrical, experimental documentary about women who cut themselves, this film explores the fine line between self-destructive behavior and self-preserving coping mechanisms.
The Fanlight Collection | 1997 | 21 minutes