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Your search by 'Health / Medicine' identified 9 films


  • Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    Alzheimer's: A Love Story

    USA , 2016 , 17 min. Those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s live an average of eight years after their symptoms first become noticeable—it’s been 12 years for Greg. He lives at a memory care facility in Chicago and can no longer live independently. Every day a man named Michael comes and visits for a couple of hours. No one can say for sure if Greg knows who Michael is or why he comes every day, but it see... Read more
  • Arianna

    Arianna

    Italy , 2015 , 84 min. Arianna was born three times: once as a boy; three years later as a girl; and finally, fully, during a sultry lakeside summer, when she discovers that she is neither, or both—intersessuale.... Read more
  • Check It

    Check It

    USA , 2016 , 90 min. Desperate to survive state and police violence, a group of black gay and trans teens form a gang to protect one another. In a country where blackness is criminal, forming a gang is a radical act of resistance.... Read more
  • Last Men Standing

    Last Men Standing

    USA , 2016 , 65 min. The emotional history of San Francisco’s gay community unfolds in the lives of long-term survivors who have found their own profoundly personal ways to celebrate, heal, love, and thrive in the aftermath of the devastation of the early AIDS crisis.... Read more
  • Libertad

    Libertad

    USA , 2015 , 10 min. This film shares the inspiring story of Alejandra, who always knew deep down inside that she was a chola, not a cholo.... Read more
  • Persistence of Vision

    Persistence of Vision

    USA , 2016 , 11 min. This short documentary chronicles the experiences of blind photographer John Dugdale and the changes in his creative process after his loss of vision.... Read more
  • Tear Jerker

    Tear Jerker

    USA , 2016 , 15 min. Tear Jerker is a portrait of Elliot, a guy faced with difficult life circumstances trying to find new ways to express old and familiar feelings.... Read more
  • Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

    Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

    USA , 2015 , 63 min. An African American transwoman is murdered after police expose her as an informant. This documentary examines why her murder was not only a hate crime but also the consequence of systemic oppression and the continued criminalization of black bodies.... Read more
  • Vessels

    Vessels

    USA , 2015 , 15 min. The powerful Vessels (winner of the prestigious 2015 Iris Prize for Best Narrative Short Film) follows Diamond, a young Latina transgirl, as she seeks gender confirmation by visiting a hermana who is a “pumper.”... Read more