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.
Reflections on Suffering
1982, Director: Malca Gillson
1 min 36 s
2. Rather than concentrating on the disease, this film focuses on the person. What is the audience for this film? Where should it be shown?
3. The excerpts show a conversation between Jean and her doctor, who acts as the interviewer. How does this technique contribute to the message of the film? Does it suggest that the doctor can learn from the patient?
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.