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AIDS in Africa
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produced by National Film Board of Canada and Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 2 hours 14 mins
This compelling documentary reports on the AIDS crisis throughout Africa. The disease is especially rampant in Central Africa. Unlike Europe and the United States, where 90% of AIDS victims are homosexuals, drug abusers and hemophiliacs, in Africa the disease cuts across the entire population, affecting men and wo...
produced by National Film Board of Canada and Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 2 hours 14 mins
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An Alzheimer's Story
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produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
This documentary provides the rare opportunity of following a family with an Alzheimer's victim for two years. When we first meet the Jasper family, it is apparent that Anna has difficulty remembering. Her husband, Jack, is horrified to learn that she has Alzheimer's disease. As she declines, Jack and his daughter...
produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
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Becoming Ayden
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
In Becoming Ayden, we meet seventeen year-old Adina Scheim from Toronto who is becoming a boy named Ayden. Ayden is willing to go to great lengths to alter her female body to correspond with her male self image. Ayden recently began taking testosterone and her voice has started to deepen -- an irreversible physica...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
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Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin & the Farm Midwives
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directed by Mary Wigmore, fl. 1998 and Sara Lamm, fl. 2006; produced by Zachary Mortensen and Kate Amend, fl. 1984, Ghost Robot (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 35 mins
The feature-length documentary BIRTH STORY: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives tells the story of counterculture heroine Ina May Gaskin and her spirited friends, who began delivering each other’s babies in 1970, on a caravan of hippie school buses, headed to a patch of rural Tennessee land. With Ina May as the...
directed by Mary Wigmore, fl. 1998 and Sara Lamm, fl. 2006; produced by Zachary Mortensen and Kate Amend, fl. 1984, Ghost Robot (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 35 mins
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Can't Afford to Grow Old
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 7 mins
As you age you probably will want to live with the familiar comforts of your home, but you'd better be healthy and wealthy. The reality of aging in America is that there is no help in paying for a nurse or a housekeeper if you become disabled and need assistance. All your family can do is place you in a nursing ho...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 7 mins
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Dax's Case
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directed by Donald Pasquella; produced by Keith Burton and Donald Pasquella (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1984), 59 mins
This gripping documentary poses the ultimate bioethical problem. Does a patient have the right to refuse treatment? Taking the painful case of Dax Cowart, who in his twenties was critically burned in a propane gas explosion, the film examines the issue from all perspectives. The accident left Dax sightless, helple...
directed by Donald Pasquella; produced by Keith Burton and Donald Pasquella (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1984), 59 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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Getting Up: The Tempt One Story
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directed by Caskey Ebeling, fl. 2012; produced by Ebeling Group (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
After being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and rendered almost completely paralyzed, a graffiti artist regains his voice through technology that reads the movement of his eyes and enables him to create art and write once again.
directed by Caskey Ebeling, fl. 2012; produced by Ebeling Group (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
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Home Delivery
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directed by Christine Tournadre and Anne Labro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 59 mins
Most women in the modern world never think twice about the decision to give birth in a hospital. Like their mothers and grandmothers before them, they imagine a time when they'll pack their bags, call their doctors and rush to the fluorescent lights and sterile sheets of their baby's first home. But in a time when...
directed by Christine Tournadre and Anne Labro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 59 mins
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House Calls
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directed by Ian Mcleod, fl. 2004; produced by Gerry Flahive, fl. 1981-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
House calls by doctors are largely a thing of the past. But one doctor realized how vulnerable his frail elderly housebound patients were, and has devoted his practice to seeing them at home. In this way they are spared the necessity of entering nursing homes. Dr.Mark Nowaczynski is both a physician and photograph...
directed by Ian Mcleod, fl. 2004; produced by Gerry Flahive, fl. 1981-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
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