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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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Code Gray
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directed by Joan Sawyer; produced by Joan Sawyer (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1983), 26 mins
CODE GRAY Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing This multi-award-winning program documents four situations where nurses must balance the often contradictory views of patients, family members, and other staff about what is best for their patients. It offers no easy answers, but will trigger discussion about the realities o...
directed by Joan Sawyer; produced by Joan Sawyer (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1983), 26 mins
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Dreams and Dilemmas
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(Fanlight Productions, 1998), 58 mins

Advances in neonatal medicine have dramatically improved the survival chances of premature infants, yet survival can come at a high cost. Many such infants experience severe and often life-threatening health problems, and their parents and caregivers may confront enormously difficult and troubling decisions.

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(Fanlight Productions, 1998), 58 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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Front Wards, Back Wards
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directed by William C. Rogers; produced by William C. Rogers (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2006), 1 hour 21 mins
Created in 1848 to train people to function in their communities, Femald State School was redefined as an "asylum" in 1890, warehousing residents for the rest of their lives. They were called idiots, simpletons and fools, and for 160 years America's first institution for people who were then labeled mentally retar...
directed by William C. Rogers; produced by William C. Rogers (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2006), 1 hour 21 mins
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The Healing Arts
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directed by Benjamin Mayer; produced by Benjamin Mayer (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 55 mins
THE HEALING ARTS: New Pathways to Health and Community is a regional partnership program that uses the arts as an innovative treatment method for patients living with chronic disabling diseases. Artists-in-residence and intergenerational programs integrate technology, music, theater, dance, filmmaking, ceramics, p...
directed by Benjamin Mayer; produced by Benjamin Mayer (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 55 mins
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In Our Midst
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directed by Richard Kahn, fl. 2002; produced by Richard Kahn, fl. 2002 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2002), 56 mins
Each year, the lives of thousands of premature newborns are saved by neonatal intensive care. The press and broadcast media celebrate these 'miracle babies.' But what is life like for the children, who often leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with multiple medical problems and developmental challenges?...
directed by Richard Kahn, fl. 2002; produced by Richard Kahn, fl. 2002 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2002), 56 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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Rare
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(Fanlight Productions, 2014), 56 mins

RARE follows an extraordinary mother in a race against time to find a treatment for her daughter's rare genetic disease.

When Donna Appell learned that her infant daughter Ashley had an extremely rare genetic disease that would kill her in thirty years, she set out to track down every person in the world with Herm...

(Fanlight Productions, 2014), 56 mins
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The Spectrum of Autism
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directed by Heidi Rosenthal, fl. 2000; produced by Heidi Rosenthal, fl. 2000 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2002), 34 mins
Autism is referred to as a spectrum disorder. Some children may display relatively mild symptoms such as rigid thinking, or difficulties in relating to other people. Others may display unusual abilities in some areas while being unable to function in others. At the most extreme, children may suffer from severely i...
directed by Heidi Rosenthal, fl. 2000; produced by Heidi Rosenthal, fl. 2000 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2002), 34 mins
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