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All of Me
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directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 54 mins

Through the personal stories of three severely obese women who choose weight-loss surgery, All of Me shines a fresh light on the causes, challenges, and intense psychological struggles surrounding obesity in our society, as well as our attitudes and prejudices towards the obese.

The "girls", as they call themsel...

directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 54 mins
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Amazing Lives, Reconstruct My Face
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directed by Russell Brown, fl. 2002; produced by Russell Brown, fl. 2002, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Faces that would have been horribly scarred are being saved by surgeons using 21st century technology. Ian Smith’s lower jaw is rotting away because the radiotherapy that cured his cancer has killed healthy bone and tissue. Now a computer generated 3-D model of his jaw will help his surgeon rebuild the dying jaw...
directed by Russell Brown, fl. 2002; produced by Russell Brown, fl. 2002, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Save Me Before I'm Born
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directed by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008; produced by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This film follows some very special babies who undergo lifesaving surgery inside the womb. In Cardiff, Sonja has overcome physical disability and several miscarriages to become pregnant with her first child. However, her body's antibodies are attacking the foetus and it now needs multiple live-saving donor transfu...
directed by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008; produced by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Brain Doctors, Series 1, Episode 3, Against the Odds
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directed by Melisa Akdogan, fl. 2001-2014 and Sasha Djurkovic, fl. 2009-2013, in Brain Doctors, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
A mother receives the devastating news that her daughter has a malignant brain cancer.
directed by Melisa Akdogan, fl. 2001-2014 and Sasha Djurkovic, fl. 2009-2013, in Brain Doctors, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
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Dr. Alice Roberts: Don't Die Young, Series 1, Episode 6, Eyes
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directed by Kate Hollingsworth, fl. 2007; produced by Kate Hollingsworth, fl. 2007, in Dr. Alice Roberts: Don't Die Young, Series 1, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 30 mins
Alice investigates just how good carrots really are for our eyes and whether the vast range of sunglasses on the high street give us enough protection from sun damage. Alice checks out the pros and cons of modern, laser eye surgery and gets a first-hand account of living with vision impairment.
directed by Kate Hollingsworth, fl. 2007; produced by Kate Hollingsworth, fl. 2007, in Dr. Alice Roberts: Don't Die Young, Series 1, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 30 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 1, Gary and Ricky
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
48 year old Gary Buckingham is turning to gastric bypass surgery as a last resort. He’s tried and failed to lose weight and at 26 stone, his health is starting to suffer. His biggest fear is that he won't live to see his children grow up. But will Gary go ahead with surgery when he’s told on the morning of his...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2, Martin, Daniella and Fiona
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
At a whopping 35st, Martin Gibbs is super morbidly obese… and so too is his 32st sister, Daniella. But Daniella has just had gastric bypass surgery, and already the results are staggering. Will Martin keep it in the family by also going under the knife to lose weight? Fiona Solman's life has been transformed by...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 3, Amanda
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Amanda Beere weighs an astonishing 40 stone. After successfully losing weight 2 years ago, Amanda has since then gained a shocking 26st. She’s been told that unless she loses weight soon, she'll be dead within the next 5 years. At just 41 years old, she has no life… and no future. She can't walk and she can’...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 4, Rachel, Ana and Matthew
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Rachel Barrass is only 23 years old and already weighs over 25st. She has endured a lifetime of abuse and bullying because of her size, but despite her desperate efforts, she can't lose weight. Can an operation help give her the figure she dreams of? 34 year old Ana Pita visits Shaw Somers' clinic for her pre-oper...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5, Carol, Kathleen and Jeff
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Carol Flynn weighs 27st and her health is deteriorating rapidly. Her family fear that she is dying before their eyes but are anxious about her resorting to surgery. However, Carol believes it is the only option for her and is eagerly awaiting her consultation with Shaw Somers. 28 year old Kathleen Brown is despera...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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