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:

Mayor of the West SideMayor of the West Side

The coming-of-age story of Mark Puddington, a teenager with multiple disabilities

The Fanlight Collection | 2003 | 56 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
Montana de LuzMontana de Luz

The children of the Montana de Luz orphanage in Honduras are HIV positive, and a living testament to the beauty and innocence of childhood. This is a stirring portrait of a loving community.

The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 40 minutes
More Than HorseplayMore Than Horseplay

Explores the intersection of therapy and research of children with cerebral palsy as they grow in self-confidence and physical capability through participation in 'hippotherapy,' or physiotherapy involving horseback riding.

The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 27 minutes
Mortal LessonsMortal Lessons

Two extraordinary women face death head on

The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 57 minutes
Ms. ConceptionsMs. Conceptions

A look at single thirty-something women who are choosing artificial insemination as the route to motherhood, as well as the industry that has grown up to serve them.

Icarus Films | 1995 | 56 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult

A portrait of actor and director Alison Peebles as she faces the progress of her multiple sclerosis

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 29 minutes
Not A GameNot A Game

A film to help students understand and avoid the dangers of crystal meth

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 11 minutes
Not Just a Cancer PatientNot Just a Cancer Patient

Perspectives of teens undergoing cancer treatment.

The Fanlight Collection | 1991 | 23 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
Nurses: The Web of DenialNurses: The Web of Denial

Celebrates the strength and tenacity of nurses who are in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, while emphasizing the need for supports within the profession.

The Fanlight Collection | 1993 | 33 minutes | College/Adult/Professional
One in 2000One in 2000

One in two thousand babies are born with anatomy that doesn't clearly mark them as either male or female. This provocative documentary demystifies the issue through intimate profiles of people born intersex.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 26 minutes

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