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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7, Surviving Year One
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directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other nation, and the biggest portion goes towards pregnancy and childbirth. Despite that, the nation ranks 56th lowest in the world for infant mortality. To find out more about this critical issue, we visit Rochester, New York—where babies are dying at a rate almost t...
directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
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The Angry Heart
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directed by Jay Fedigan; produced by Jay Fedigan (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2001), 57 mins
THE ANGRY HEART By Jay Fedigan. African-Americans die from heart disease at disproportionately higher rates than white Americans, yet many in this community are painfully unaware of the scope of the problem. The Angry Heart spotlights this modern epidemic through the story of 45-year-old Keith Hartgrove, who has...
directed by Jay Fedigan; produced by Jay Fedigan (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2001), 57 mins
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Big Tobacco, Young Targets
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directed by Paul Moreira, 1961-; produced by Luc Hermann, fl. 1999 (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2013), 55 mins
In the 21st century, tobacco will continue to kill 8 million people each year. Tobacco companies have used every trick in the book to sell their deadly product; corruption, ignoring or omitting scientific or medical data, mass manipulation, political influence... A series of public health measures have limited the...
directed by Paul Moreira, 1961-; produced by Luc Hermann, fl. 1999 (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2013), 55 mins
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Drowning Prevention, Safer Water: Pools & Spas
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presented by Katie Hoff, 1989- and Farzanna S. Haffizulla, fl. 2000; produced by Capital Media Group, in Drowning Prevention (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 3 mins
"In 2013 between Memorial Day and Labor Day, at least 202 children ages of 1 and 14 years drown in a swimming pool or spa. Mission Critical Health (MCH) has teamed with the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non profit and their team of partners to produce three educational videos on drowning prevention....
presented by Katie Hoff, 1989- and Farzanna S. Haffizulla, fl. 2000; produced by Capital Media Group, in Drowning Prevention (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 3 mins
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Edges of Perception
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produced by Eric Kutner, fl. 2004 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 14 mins
Eleven-year-old Jessica Perk thinks she might be a photographer, a gymnast, a soccer player - or maybe the first girl president of the United States. "We'll just have to wait and see," she says. But seeing is a problem for Jessica, who has Stargardt's, an inherited eye disease. It's estimated that over 25,000 Amer...
produced by Eric Kutner, fl. 2004 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 14 mins
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Forbidden Wedding
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directed by Flavia Fontes; produced by Flavia Fontes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 1 mins
Hedir Antonio de Brito, a paraplegic from the age of fifteen, wanted simply to marry Elzimar Serafim, who was the love of his life. He had sent out wedding invitations and applied for a marriage certificate from the Roman Catholic Church. But forty days before the wedding, Hedir got an unexpected letter from the C...
directed by Flavia Fontes; produced by Flavia Fontes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 1 mins
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Forty Minutes, Female Circumcision
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produced by Louise Panton, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 44 mins
This BAFTA-nominated film led to the practice of female genital mutilation being banned in Britain. It is however still widely practised in Africa and here medical staff, practitioners and victims in Khartoum talk about the operation and its side effects.
produced by Louise Panton, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 44 mins
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Health Innovations, Female Pilots Delivering Health Care in Africa
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Patricia Nyekodzi is Ghana’s only civilian female pilot. And she is just 23 years-old. She was trained by Medicine on the Move, a project that uses small planes to deliver health education in remote communities. She can maintain and build planes and deliver health education and is now passing on all of these ski...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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In Body and Soul
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directed by Renato Pugina (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 41 mins
One of the basic needs of human beings is sexual gratification. This is true for the handicapped as well. Yet, able- bodied people find it difficult to accept that the disabled have sexual needs. In this ground breaking film, we learn of an experimental program in Switzerland which has aroused considerable interes...
directed by Renato Pugina (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 41 mins
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Learning to Hear
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directed by Lori Kuffner; produced by Lori Kuffner (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2003), 44 mins
Though controversial, cochlear implant surgery has become widely accepted, not only for children and teens, but adults as well. This moving documentary explores the lives of two deaf women before and after the life-changing operation that enables them to recover their hearing. 44-year-old Janice has spent most of...
directed by Lori Kuffner; produced by Lori Kuffner (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2003), 44 mins
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