The Fanlight Collection

The Fanlight Collection has a special focus on healthcare, mental health, professional ethics, aging and gerontology, disabilities, the workplace, and gender and family issues.

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The Fanlight Collection includes the following titles:

Ladies in Waiting - imageLadies in Waiting

A profile of the Kitambo maternity clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, revealing the pressures of economic forces on health care delivery in poor countries.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 24 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Learning to Hear - imageLearning to Hear

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
Left in Baghdad - imageLeft in Baghdad

Returning Iraq veteran Ross Graydon copes with the challenges of life back in the U.S., with his new prosthetic arm.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 12 minutes | 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Lest We Forget: Silent Voices - imageLest We Forget: Silent Voices

Documenting the least-known part of the civil rights movement, these are the first-person stories of people with developmental disabilities labeled 'mentally defective' who were sent away to state institutions.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 42 minutes
Let Them Eat Cake - imageLet Them Eat Cake

A look at the processed food industry and at the ways that junk food and beverages are marketed to children

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 33 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
Login 2 Life - imageLogin 2 Life

Profiles seven people who spend most of their lives in online virtual worlds such as Second Life and World of Warcraft.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 86 minutes | 8-12, college, adult
Love Limits - imageLove Limits

Two people with intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy are united in their commitment to each other and to living their lives with dignity and grace.

The Fanlight Collection | 2010 | 41 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Luckey - imageLuckey

A portrait of a family in crisis and one man's effort to create a new life in the wake of a devastating accident.

The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 84 minutes
Mademoiselle and the Doctor - imageMademoiselle and the Doctor

A profile of Dr. Lisette Nigot, proponent of the right-to-die, and counsellor to those who want control over their own deaths.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 55 minutes | 11-12, College, Adult
Making Mothers - imageMaking Mothers

Profile of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, D.C. which primarily serves and is likewise staffed by the African American community.

The Fanlight Collection | 2009 | 20 minutes | 8-12, College, Adult

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