Diseases Documentaries

The Weight of the Nation

Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic

This four-part HBO Documentary Films series explores a situation that has now reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It seems like everywhere you turn some new weight-loss product is being advertised or some new fat-busting system is being promoted.

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The Gift

The Gift is a very controversial film that documents the phenomenon of deliberate HIV infection. The film tells the stories of two “bug chasers”.

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Gluten: A Gut Feeling

Gluten has become the new dietary enemy as more people are eliminating wheat and grains from their diets, in pursuit of better health.

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It’s Not Over

This inspiring documentary tells the story of three courageous ‘millennials’ who are either living with HIV/AIDS or directly affected by it.

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Origins

Our Roots. Our Planet. Our Future.

Every single one of us can take steps right now to make our planet, our families, and ourselves much better. The purpose of this film is to inspire everybody to choose a healthier lifestyle so we can preserve this planet for the generations to come.

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Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business

This award-winning documentary, originally released in 2010, tells the true story of a medical doctor and PhD biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, founder of the Burzynski Research Institute, a bio-pharmaceutical company that is committed to developing cancer treatments based on genomic and epigenomic principles.

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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.

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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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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.

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The Price of Life

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

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Dying to be Thin

For millions of young Americans, the conflict between real and fashionable images of the body can be a matter of life or death.

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The Suicide Tourist

This documentary was aired in 2007. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Zürich, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. The Suicide Tourist aired on Canadian Television (CTV), worldwide (all media) and on the Toronto International Film Festival.

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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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Half Man, Half Tree

Dede, now 35, baffled medical experts when warty “roots” began growing out of his arms and feet after he cut his knee in a teenage accident.

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The Disappearing Male

The Disappearing Male is about one of the most important, and least publicized, issues facing the human species: the toxic threat to the male reproductive system.

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