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6000 A Day: An Account of a Catastrophe Foretold
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directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
6000 A DAY - ACCOUNT OF A CATASTROPHE FORETOLD reveals how the world's top decision makers knowingly failed to prevent the spread of the AIDS. It examines the failure of key individuals, prominent NGO's, and governments to act as they allowed a catastrophe to fester - a catastrophe that undoubtedly could have been...
directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
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Able to Laugh
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directed by Michael J. Dougan, fl. 1993; produced by Michael J. Dougan, fl. 1993 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1993), 27 mins
Enter the world of disability as interpreted by six professional comics -- who happen to be disabled. This video is about the awkward ways disabled and able-bodied people sometimes relate to each other, and about how humor can remove the barriers of fear, guilt, vulnerability and misunderstanding. An unusually eff...
directed by Michael J. Dougan, fl. 1993; produced by Michael J. Dougan, fl. 1993 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1993), 27 mins
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The Age of Discovery
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(Terra Nova Films, 2004), 57 mins

Blessed with unprecedented longevity, physical vitality, and imbued with the experience and wisdom that comes with age, we finally have a change to do things we've never done before. This film offers a compelling prospect for living our later years as a unique, exuberant time of life on its own authentic terms. A...

(Terra Nova Films, 2004), 57 mins
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The Allergy Fix
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 44 mins

Why is there such an alarming increase in the number of children with food allergies?

THE ALLERGY FIX explores the science behind the surge in childhood food allergies over the last twenty years. More than three times as many children have food allergies now than twenty years ago. And one out of every three childr...

(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 44 mins
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Alzheimers and African Americans
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(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 28 mins

This 27-minute film looks at the high incidences of Alzheimer's in the African-American community as it documents the intimate, first-hand experiences of several families providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's. The film intersperses information from health professionals throughout, making way for realisti...

(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 28 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
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 already experienced two heart att...
directed by Jay Fedigan; produced by Jay Fedigan (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2001), 57 mins
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Are the Kids Alright?
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(Fanlight Productions, 2005), 57 mins

'In the 1960s, Texas kids were institutionalized. In the '70s they were released into community care that was well-intentioned, with better medicines. Now, they are out there with no care except in the criminal justice system, and that's the only way parents know how to get help to turn their kids in to the police...

(Fanlight Productions, 2005), 57 mins
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Autism: A World Apart
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directed by Dan Kalmanson; produced by Karen Cunninghame (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1988), 29 mins
Autism's cause is unknown. There is no cure, and it strikes each victim differently. In this candid documentary, three families show us what the textbooks and studies cannot: what it's like to live with autism day after day, to love and raise children who may be withdrawn, violent, and unable to make connections w...
directed by Dan Kalmanson; produced by Karen Cunninghame (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1988), 29 mins
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Backing Out of Time
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(Terra Nova Films, 2015), 59 mins

Over a three-year period, this intimate film balances the honest emotions and real concerns of five diverse families as they navigate a new and often sudden terrain--that of caregiving. From early uncertainties to the realities of day care (emotional frustrations, financial obstacles, and lifestyle changes), the f...

(Terra Nova Films, 2015), 59 mins
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Battered Hearts
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(Fanlight Productions, 2005), 27 mins
We still frequently believe that the signs of domestic abuse will be visible on the faces and bodies of its victims. Yet years of experience and research should have taught us that abuse may take on other, more insidious forms. The spectrum of domestic violence includes a range of devastating verbal, psychological...
(Fanlight Productions, 2005), 27 mins
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