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Showing 1 - 10 of 42 titles with a criteria of Subject is Medical Ethics


Sheds a humanistic light on the heated abortion debate by going inside the lives of the last four doctors in America who openly provide third-trimester abortions and the reasons their patients seek them.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 88 minutes

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

Meet Dr. Pitanguy, the 'Golden Scalpel' at a leading Brazilian plastic surgery clinic.

Icarus Films | 2007 | 52 minutes

A documentary expose of how pharmaceutical companies create demand for the drugs at their disposal, and buy the science they need to prove their effectiveness.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes

Explores the difficult ethical issues arising from advances in biotechnology that make it possible to identify genetic defects during pregnancy.

The Fanlight Collection | 1994 | 54 minutes

Focuses on six women who regularly confront each other from opposite sides of a police barricade—three believe that abortion is an inalienable right, three consider it murder.

Icarus Films | 1991 | 54 minutes

A rigorous investigation on the cholesterol case, dealing with social, political, scientific and economical issues.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 82 minutes

Academy Award nominee for Best Short Documentary. Explores four open-ended cases in which nurses confront serious ethical dilemmas in their day-to-day work.

The Fanlight Collection | 1983 | 26 minutes

Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 106 minutes

The story of Dr. Robert Douglas Spencer, who, in addition to providing routine care to his rural Pennsylvania town, also helped women with, what at the time were illegal, abortions.

Icarus Films | 1998 | 25 minutes