The Health and Health Care Collection

From aging to bioethics to environmental health to medicine to maternal care to public health to mental health, THE HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE COLLECTION provides a broad examination of the field of health and health care. The films look at health care delivery not just in the U.S., but in many countries around the world, including Nicaragua, South Africa, India and Cambodia among others. Most of the films examine health and health care in its social and historical context, providing a deeper understanding of the challenges of providing state of the art health care around the world in the 21st century.

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The Health and Health Care Collection includes the following titles:

Stuffed - imageStuffed

A look at compulsive hoarding, suggesting it may be a separate, neurologically distinct condition from OCD.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 20 minutes
Sun Kissed - imageSun Kissed

One gene exposes a nation's dark past. A Navajo couple with two children born with an extremely rare genetic disorder investigate the cause of the outbreak.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 85 minutes | 10-12, College, Adults
Swan Song - imageSwan Song

When Marilyn is diagnosed with dementia at age 58, her daughters refocused their lives to care for her during her most precious years. They try to juggle it all until they are forced to make a heartbreaking decision.

MediaStorm | 2013 | 37 minutes | 7-12, college, adults
Swim for the River - imageSwim for the River

The story of the Hudson, and the battle to save it, are told as Chris Swain swims the entire length of the river.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 56 minutes | 6 - 12, College, Adult
Tadmor - imageTadmor

Eight former detainees recall the years spent being tortured in Syria's notorious Tadmor Prison.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 103 minutes
Take Care - imageTake Care

25 year old Gin is raising her 5 year old daughter in a trailer park as a single mother, while taking care of her dying grandfather and pursuing her dream to become a nurse.

MediaStorm | 2010 | 9 minutes | 7-12, college, adults
Talk to Me: Teens Speak Out About Sexual Violence - imageTalk to Me: Teens Speak Out About Sexual Violence

One in six victims of sexual assault are under the age of twelve. Talk to Me allows five brave young women to speak directly about their painful experiences of sexual abuse. The film will be a catalyst for dialogue between students, parents, teachers and counselors.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 33 minutes | High School/College/Adult/Professional
Ten Commandments of Communicating With People With Disabilities - imageTen Commandments of Communicating With People With Disabilities

This top selling video is used to train staff and community about disability etiquette.

The Fanlight Collection | 1994 | 26 minutes
The 3 Rooms of Melancholia - imageThe 3 Rooms of Melancholia

An award-winning, stunningly beautiful revelation of how the Chechen War has psychologically affected children in Russia and in Chechnya.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 104 minutes | College, Adult
The Age of Discovery - imageThe Age of Discovery

This film offers a compelling prospect for living our later years as a unique, exuberant time of life on its own authentic terms. A group of wonderfully diverse individuals, 66 to 106, share their insights on life after sixty

Terra Nova Films | 2004 | 56 minutes

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