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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

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

Icarus Films | 2007 | 52 minutes

Real women reveal their breasts and uncover personal truths in this gently provocative documentary exploring embodiment, womanhood, and the power of being seen.

The Breast Archives uncovers nine women's personal stories of empowerment. Baring their breasts and their hearts, the women share the unique journeys they've made with their bodies, from their formative years of hiding, shame, and disconnection to adulthood and the discovery of what it means to be a powerful woman. As the women slowly reconnect with their body-based stories they find a reservoir of strength and wisdom that lies within their breasts.

First Run Features | 2018 | 57 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

The US debate over abortion has severe consequences for health care in rural Nepal.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 23 minutes

A remarkable story of transformation and redemption, Erasing Hate tells the journey of Bryon Widner out of the world of race hatred. The painful process of removing his extensive white power tatoos is just the outward sign of his inner transformation.

Scorpion TV | 2012 | 59 minutes

Looks at the challenges that families face after a newborn is releaseed from a neonatal intensive care unit.

The Fanlight Collection | 2002 | 56 minutes

The first feature documentary dealing extensively with Tibetan medicine.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 89 minutes

Explores the lives of two deaf women who have learned to function in a hearing society, both before and after the life-changing operation that enables them to recover their hearing

The Fanlight Collection | 2003 | 44 minutes

In a culture where bodies seem customizable, how do we perceive body image, and how are desires for a better self influenced by reality television and the makeover industry?

Icarus Films | 2007 | 65 minutes