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===Documentaries===
 
===Documentaries===
*[[In the Name of Medicine]]
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* '''[[In the Name of Medicine]]''' - A documentary by K.P. Sasi that analyses the medical practices in India and the drug industry in particular.
  
*[[Health Matters]] by [[Shiksha Jingan]]
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* '''[[My Name Is Sister]]''' - The film captures the moment when in January 1987, nurses in the hospitals of Delhi went on mass strike to protest on certain basic issues affecting their lives.
  
*[[Community Health: The search for an alternative paradigm]] by HAFA
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* '''[[Something Like A War]] - A documentary that examines India’s National Family Planning Program from the perspective of women, who are its primary targets.
  
*[[Ramakka's Story]]
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* '''[[Health Matters]]''' - [[Shiksha Jingan]]
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* '''[[Community Health: The search for an alternative paradigm]]''' - HAFA
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* '''[[Ramakka's Story]]'''
  
 
===Feature films===
 
===Feature films===
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===Documentaries===
 
===Documentaries===
* '''[[Sicko]]''' - Micheal Moore
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* '''[[Sicko (2007)]]''' - A documentary by Micheal Moore that takes a hard look at HMOs and compares the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations.
  
* '''[[As The Call, So The Echo]] (2005)''' - The film documents the transformative experience of an American ENT surgeon, Dr. Alex Moreano, during several weeks he spent as a volunteer physician in a Vietnamese hospital in 2003
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* '''[[As The Call, So The Echo (2005)]]''' - A documentary about the transformative experience of an American ENT surgeon, Dr. Alex Moreano, during several weeks he spent as a volunteer physician in a Vietnamese hospital in 2003.
  
* '''[[Hospital (film)]] (1969)'''
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* '''[[Hospital (1969)]]'''
  
* '''[[Titicut Follies]] (1967)'''
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* '''[[Titicut Follies (1967)]]'''
  
 
===Feature films===
 
===Feature films===
 
* '''[[The Death of Mr. Lazarescu]] (2005)'''
 
* '''[[The Death of Mr. Lazarescu]] (2005)'''
  
* '''[[The Insider]] (1999)''' - The true story of a research chemist who comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
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* '''[[The Constant Gardner (2005)]]''' - A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, Big Pharma and corporate corruption.
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* '''[[The Insider (1999)]]]''' - The true story of a research chemist who comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
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* '''[[And The Band Played On (1991)]]''' - The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
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* '''[[One Flew Over The Cukkoo's Nest (1971)]]''' - Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched.
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* '''[[Bigger Than Life (1956)]]''' - A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
  
* '''[[And The Band Played On]] (1991)''' - The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
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* '''[[Canary]]''' - Alejandro Adams
  
  
  
 
[[Category: Films]]
 
[[Category: Films]]

Revision as of 12:02, 30 December 2009

Contents

Films on India

Documentaries

  • In the Name of Medicine - A documentary by K.P. Sasi that analyses the medical practices in India and the drug industry in particular.
  • My Name Is Sister - The film captures the moment when in January 1987, nurses in the hospitals of Delhi went on mass strike to protest on certain basic issues affecting their lives.
  • Something Like A War - A documentary that examines India’s National Family Planning Program from the perspective of women, who are its primary targets.

Feature films

International films

Documentaries

  • Sicko (2007) - A documentary by Micheal Moore that takes a hard look at HMOs and compares the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations.
  • As The Call, So The Echo (2005) - A documentary about the transformative experience of an American ENT surgeon, Dr. Alex Moreano, during several weeks he spent as a volunteer physician in a Vietnamese hospital in 2003.

Feature films

  • The Constant Gardner (2005) - A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, Big Pharma and corporate corruption.
  • The Insider (1999)] - The true story of a research chemist who comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
  • And The Band Played On (1991) - The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
  • Bigger Than Life (1956) - A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
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