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Showing 1 - 10 of 103 titles with a criteria of Subject is Illness, Disease and Disorders


Alive!

What happens when five HIV-positive gay men spend a week preparing for their first solo parachute drop?

Icarus Films | 2014 | 80 minutes

The Allergy Fix

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

The Amazing Amy

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

The Angry Heart

Spotlights the modern epidemic of heart disease in the African-American community

The Fanlight Collection | 2001 | 57 minutes

Autism: A World Apart

Three families show us what the textbooks and studies cannot show about autism.

The Fanlight Collection | 1988 | 29 minutes

Autism: The Road Back

Charts the personal journey of three families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2005 | 54 minutes

Between the Lines

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

Bloodline: AIDS and Family

AIDS and Family is Kristen Ashburn's intimate portrait of African mothers, fathers and children being crushed by AIDS. Ashburn's work connects us to these people deeply; we learn that only through such connection is hope possible.

MediaStorm | 2006 | 12 minutes

Blue Vinyl

Filmmakers Judith Helfand and Daniel B. Gold use humor and chutzpah in their search for the environmental truth about vinyl.

Bullfrog Films | 2004 | 97 minutes

The Body Beautiful

This bold, stunning exploration of a white mother who undergoes a radical mastectomy and her Black daughter who embarks on a modeling career reveals the profound effects of body image and the strain of racial and sexual identity on their charged, intensely loving bond

Women Make Movies | 1992 | 23 minutes