Showing 1 - 10 of 27 titles with a criteria of Subject is Medical Sociology
With increasing burdens on clinics, activists are combining the power of abortion pills and the internet to provide self-managed abortions in a revolutionary way
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 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
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
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
Seeking a safer future for their children, two women from Ciudad Juárez, risk harassment at the hands of Border Patrol to cross the US-Mexico border legally to give birth in El Paso, Texas.
Women Make Movies | 2018 | 28 minutes
While studying the dreams of the dying, a research team uncovers a genuinely uplifting look at death.
GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 81 minutes
Diabetes will affect one adult in 10 by 2040. It is ruining lives and weighing heavily on public finances. The disease is still not being treated properly. A whole system has gone off track because patients either take too many drugs or can no longer afford them. Only the pharmaceutical industry seems to be thriving in this bleak health situation.
Andana Films | 2021 | 85 minutes
Filmed in Britain and the United States just prior to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, this timely and compelling documentary by BAFTA and Emmy award-winning journalist John Pilger reveals what may be the last battle to preserve the most fundamental human right of all—the right to health.
Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 106 minutes
The importance of hope: Margreth Olin has filmed 22 people meeting the healer Joralf Gjerstad. Over the past 65 years, around 50.000 people have traveled to the small village Snasa in the north of Norway, hoping that he'd be able to help them.
First Hand Films | 2015 | 93 minutes
Victims of the bloody Six-Day War in the Democratic Republic of Congo travel via boat to the capital to demand reparations for their injuries.
Icarus Films | 2021 | 89 minutes