Science, Environment and Health

Documentaries can uncover the hidden secrets of the natural world and reveal the beauty of our surroundings. They can also explore the environmental issues and show the human dimensions of medical science.

Excerpts


23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo 1


Beyond the Naked Eye

Beyond the Naked Eye 1


A Day in the National Parks

A Day in the National Parks 1


The Dikes

The Dikes 1


Emergence of a Dragonfly

Emergence of a Dragonfly 1


Octopus Hunt

Octopus Hunt 1


Out of Silence

Out of Silence 1


Reflections on Suffering

Reflections on Suffering 1

Reflections on Suffering 2


Rural Health

Rural Health 1


The Winds of Fogo

The Winds of Fogo 1

Reflections on Suffering

1982, Director: Malca Gillson

      1 min 9 s


    


Questions 1. Jean Cameron says that there is a stigma attached to cancer. How does it affect people's behaviour, according to her? Do you think she is right? Are there other explanations for the ways people behave around cancer victims? What diseases are stigmatized today?


About This Film

Short Description

Cancer victim Jean Cameron discusses how she has come to terms with her own illness and the perspective it has given her on the meaning of life.


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