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  • A Summer in the Cage

    A SUMMER IN THE CAGE is a feature-length documentary produced, written, and directed by filmmaker Ben Selkow. The film chronicles his friend Sam Murchinson’s battle with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder causes drastic changes in mood, energy, and activity levels. This affects the person’s ability to carry out simple day-to-day tasks. The symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe and are quite different from the normal mood swings that almost everyone experiences from time to time. Bipolar disorder can lead to damaged […]

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  • The Gift of Diabetes

    The Gift of Diabetes

    Raised in the city, Brion Whitfold grew up without knowing much about his Ojibway culture or heritage. Then he was diagnosed with diabetes and the more Brion’s health deteriorated, the deeper his interest grew in connecting with his origins.

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  • Aubrey de Grey: Why we age and how we can avoid it?

    Aubrey de Grey: Why we age and how we can avoid it?

    Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey thinks that aging is a disease. The good news? It is a CURABLE disease.  Aubrey believes that our whole ‘aging is a good thing’ culture is dangerous for our health.

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  • People & Power: The Cancer Sell

    People & Power: The Cancer Sell

    People & Power: The Cancer Sell takes viewers on a journey to Tijuana, Mexico to explore the many alternative cancer therapy clinics. Sarah Macdonald leads the way in this investigative documentary. She discovers their are several online supplement stores and cancer chat rooms. 25 minutes.

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  • The Beautiful Truth

    Dr. Max Gerson claims to be able to cure cancer. The cure? Diet. Is this documentary an infomercial or the future of medicine? You decide. The Beautiful Truth has won many awards and been featured at film festivals. Yet, we can’t help but feel that there’s something not quite right about the good doctor’s research. 

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  • The Price of Life

    The Price of Life

    On a finite budget, the National Health Service cannot afford to offer every treatment on the market, so how is it decided which medications should be made available?

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  • Woke Up In A Morgue

    Woke Up In A Morgue

    This documentary follows those who suffer from the rare disease named Cataplexy. Cataplexy is a sudden and transient episode of loss of muscle tone.

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  • A Hundred Orgasms A Day

    A Hundred Orgasms A Day

    This documentary tells the story of three women tormented 24 hours a day by the need for orgasms. They suffer from the rare disease Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS). It is a little understood neurological condition where women suffer from constant uncontrollable genital arousal.

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  • Dying to be Thin

    Dying to be Thin

    The film examines a disturbing increase in the prevalence of debilitating and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders, particularly anorexia and bulimia.

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  • The Suicide Tourist

    In The Suicide Tourist, Zaritsky tells two interwoven stories about suicide: In the first, he follows a terminally-ill man, 59 year-old American Craig Ewert, through the last four days of his life – preparing to leave his adopted home in England for the last time, then on his journey to Zurich, and into the care of Dignitas, with whose help he will end his life.

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  • The World’s Tallest Man – Still Growing

    The World’s Tallest Man – Still Growing

    At over 8 feet tall, Sultan Kosen of Turkey is the world’s tallest man. We follow his journey around the world in search of a cure for his gigantism, the life threatening disease that causes him to grow even further beyond his record-breaking height

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  • The Man With No Face

    The Man With No Face

    For the past 35 years, 51 year-old Jose Mestre, from Lisbon, has been losing his face to a massive growth, distorting it out of all recognition – and it’s still growing.

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