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Belinda's Baby
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directed by Celia Tait, fl. 1998; produced by Brian Beaton, fl. 1998 and Celia Tait, fl. 1998, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1998), 56 mins
Belinda Wardlaw-Jones is one of the few women in Australia to be born with a rare form of muscular dystrophy, an incurable muscle-wasting disease which can drastically reduce life expectancy. Despite her condition and against the advice of many, she and her husband Andrew decide to have a child. Belinda defends he...
directed by Celia Tait, fl. 1998; produced by Brian Beaton, fl. 1998 and Celia Tait, fl. 1998, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1998), 56 mins
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History of Nursing: The Early Years
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directed by Ken Lam, fl. 2008; produced by Ken Lam, fl. 2008 and Jessica Tanenbaum, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 35 mins
This program traces the development of nursing across cultures from ancient times to the 19th century. It discusses the nursing care that was provided by nuns and the military, considers the establishment of hospitals specifically dedicated to the care of the sick, and explores the contributions of Florence Nighti...
directed by Ken Lam, fl. 2008; produced by Ken Lam, fl. 2008 and Jessica Tanenbaum, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 35 mins
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Homesick
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directed by Susan Abod, 1951-; produced by Basil Shadid, 1975- and Susan Abod, 1951- (Seattle, WA: Dual Power Productions, 2013), 57 mins
Homesick exposes viewers to the silent epidemic of Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) that has drastically affected millions of lives. We meet sufferers of MCS whose very homes are making them dangerously ill. Common products like paint, carpeting, new building materials and insecticides become enemies. Bone a...
directed by Susan Abod, 1951-; produced by Basil Shadid, 1975- and Susan Abod, 1951- (Seattle, WA: Dual Power Productions, 2013), 57 mins
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Plagued, Will We Ever Learn?
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directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
Filmed in the USA, Italy, Australia and the UK, this episode draws together the themes and ideas from the whole series to show that, tragically, we do not learn from history so that old diseases re-emerge while new diseases arise.
directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
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Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4, Whisky
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
Today, whisky is a source of Scottish pride; it's one of the UK's few growth industries. In this last episode, actor Brian Cox reveals how whisky was born and shaped in opposition to the British tax system, and how that history forged the character of Scotland's national drink. But as he discovers, during the 19th...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
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Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 2, Looking After Mum
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directed by Jeremy Monblat, fl. 2007; produced by Paul Woolrich, fl. 1987, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
Documentary about 12-year-old Melissa and 14-year-old Ryan as they look after their single mum, who suffers from mental and physical illnesses. For the past five years they've taken on the household responsibilities and are just two of the 175,000 young carers in Britain today. The film looks at how they are copin...
directed by Jeremy Monblat, fl. 2007; produced by Paul Woolrich, fl. 1987, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Born Survivors, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
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Horizon, Season 48, Episode 8, The Truth About Exercise
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directed by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002; produced by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
Like many, Michael Mosley wants to get fitter and healthier but can't face hours on the treadmill or trips to the gym. Help may be at hand. He uncovers the surprising new research which suggests many of us could benefit from just three minutes of high intensity exercise a week. He discovers the hidden power of s...
directed by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002; produced by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
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Offset: Seeing Beauty Through a Brain Injury
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directed by Adam Hall, 1982-; produced by Erin Hall, fl. 2014 (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour
After a catastrophic brain injury and multiple brain surgeries, globe trotting photographer Brian Nice is wheelchair bound and confined to his childhood home as he struggles to regain basic motor functions. When his health insurance no longer covers physical therapy sessions, Nice decides to take his therapy into...
directed by Adam Hall, 1982-; produced by Erin Hall, fl. 2014 (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour
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Panorama, Panorama: Dead Mums Don't Cry
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produced by Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 49 mins
Grace Kodindo's heroic efforts in Chad to lower the rate of maternal mortality, one of the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
produced by Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 49 mins
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Plagued, Epidemics - Products of Progress
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directed by Edward Goldwyn, fl. 1986-1987; produced by Deanne Edwards, fl. 1992, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
Filmed in the UK, Prague, Italy, Australia and the USA, this episode takes up the theme that , ironically, epidemics are the results of so-called progress and that despite medical technology, we are still vulnerable to old and new diseases that can change the course of history.
directed by Edward Goldwyn, fl. 1986-1987; produced by Deanne Edwards, fl. 1992, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
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