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Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4, Spina Bifida And Me
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directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
Spina bifida is one of the most common birth defects in the world. It’s a problem in the development of the spine that causes disability and partial paralysis. Actor Ruth Madeley has been living with spina bifida all her life but, like many people, she still knows very little about it. In this moving film, she a...
directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
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Semicolon: The Adventures of Ostomy Girl
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(Fanlight Productions, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
Meet Dana, a feisty, funny, and charming 25-year-old at a crossroads... but not the kind you might expect. Dana lives with a severe case of Crohn's Disease that she battles every single day-it is unrelenting and she has been fighting it nearly all her life. Spending as much time in the hospital as out, Dana depend...
(Fanlight Productions, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
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Dax Cowart: 40 Years Later
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directed by Michael Brims, fl. 2003-2017; produced by Jerome Crowder, fl. 1989-2017, University of Texas, Galveston. University of Texas Medical Branch and Cosmic Light Productions (Houston, TX: Cosmic Light Productions, 2013), 1 hour 4 mins
The footage in this film was recorded at Dax Cowart's house in California in April 2012 and during Dax's visit to Galveston to speak with the second year medical students in July 2012.
directed by Michael Brims, fl. 2003-2017; produced by Jerome Crowder, fl. 1989-2017, University of Texas, Galveston. University of Texas Medical Branch and Cosmic Light Productions (Houston, TX: Cosmic Light Productions, 2013), 1 hour 4 mins
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Panorama, Season 21, Episode 14, The Mind Reader: Unlocking My Voice
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produced by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama, Season 21, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide Learning, 2012), 1 hour
The Mind Reader follows a group of severely brain injured patients and reveals the revolutionary efforts made to help them communicate with their families and the outside world. Never before filmed, this programme spent more than a year with a group of vegetative patients in Britain and Canada. They witness the mo...
produced by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Panorama, Season 21, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide Learning, 2012), 1 hour
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Restoring the Light
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directed by Carol Liu, fl. 2004; produced by Carol Liu, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2011), 56 mins
Restoring the Light follows ophthalmologist Dr. Zhang Xubin who operates a non-profit mobile eye clinic for underprivileged rural patients as well as two families benefiting from the doctor's humanist mission. Despite a debilitating bone infection, a young woman from an illiterate farming family pursues her dream...
directed by Carol Liu, fl. 2004; produced by Carol Liu, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2011), 56 mins
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I'm Deaf and I Didn't Know
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produced by Sandrine Herman, fl. 2009 and Igor Ochronowicz, fl. 2002, Point du Jour International and France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour 19 mins
This documentary, produced by Sandrine Herman and Igor Ochronowicz, is about deafness.
produced by Sandrine Herman, fl. 2009 and Igor Ochronowicz, fl. 2002, Point du Jour International and France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour 19 mins
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Sound and Fury: Six Years Later
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directed by Josh Aronson; produced by Josh Aronson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 29 mins
Sound and Fury: Six Years Later is an engaging look at what has happened to the Artinians since their family saga captured audiences around the world in the Academy-Award Nominated documentary Sound and Fury. Sound and Fury ended with 6-year-old Heather’s parents deciding not to implant her. With the family pai...
directed by Josh Aronson; produced by Josh Aronson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 29 mins
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A Child Unlike Any Other
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directed by Anna Barczewska, fl. 2005; produced by Claudette Jaiko, fl. 2005, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
In this short documentary about autism, director Anna Barczewska examines the complex challenge of raising autistic children. Through the voice of Jan's devoted mother and the comments of specialists, the film offers an introduction to this neurological disorder that reduces one's ability to communicate with the o...
directed by Anna Barczewska, fl. 2005; produced by Claudette Jaiko, fl. 2005, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
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Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown
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directed by Nancy Fliesler, fl. 2002; produced by Nancy Fliesler, fl. 2002, Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2002), 47 mins
People with mild retardation in some ways suffer more than those that are more impaired. They are on the cusp of normal, aware that they don't quite make the "cut." This delightful and moving film is about such a couple. Marni, the sister of the filmmaker, is a voluble young woman who is aware that she is not endo...
directed by Nancy Fliesler, fl. 2002; produced by Nancy Fliesler, fl. 2002, Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2002), 47 mins
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