This film shows people with constant psychological and social conflicts: the violence among outlaws, conflicts between man and woman, police and society.
In Cancer (2004) we see an unknown professor presenting the facts of cancer and stem cell theory in deadpan manner. Suddenly the image distorts, rips at the seams, and his skull disappears, leaving only floating eyeballs as hundreds of pixelated figures pour down the screen in a visual mimesis of the impact of cancer cells within the body. Bone, brain, breast, thyroid, lymphoma, metastases and sarcomas: perhaps cancer in all its stubbornly enduring biological fact is the true villain of the piece. -https://frieze.com/article/bonnie-camplin
Well to do business man Pierre falls for the unpredictable and free spirited Toni. The begin a relationship, despite the fact that she's living with another man who is the father of her child.
A woman’s life becomes dramatically altered when her routine medical check-up delivers a cancer diagnosis.
Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.
In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
In San Luis Potosi, Mexico, residents survive by hunting animals and selling them on the freeway.
One in three of us will get cancer at some stage in our lives. From the moment of diagnosis the common cry is "why me?" Now, across the planet, a select group of scientists is hunting cancer-causing infections. Startling new evidence is revealing that viruses and bacteria are triggering some of the biggest killers of our time. And, believe it or not, this is good news.
What is it really like to have Cancer as a Teenager? A survivor travels to all 50 states to uncover the stories of others who've also been diagnosed with cancer in their youth.
Following the lives of several women, this documentary explores the issues of breast cancer survivorship by chronicling the experiences of young mothers and wives, as they attempt to move on after treatment, when life supposedly returns to 'normal.' This is the untold story of breast cancer survivorship.
Rethinking Cancer is an educational documentary film that provides a rare look into the psychological and therapeutic journeys of five men and women who used biological alternative cancer therapies to overcome serious illness. Their stories represent successes that mainstream medicine and the public ought to know about. Four of the featured subjects had been diagnosed with cancer; two of these patients were considered terminal cases. The fifth patient had a severe case of Lyme disease. All five have outlived their diseases, between 15 and nearly 40 years, thus far.
A couple on holiday in Haiti become involved in a series of savage murders linked to a doctors a new invention, a drug with extreme side effects.
Documentary video about one of the prerequisites of coping with a critical situation of a carcinogenic disease.
Cancer is the only disease that has been defeated dozens of times without anyone knowing it. In the last 100 years, doctors, scientists, and researchers have developed diverse and effective solutions against cancer only to be thwarted by the political and propaganda power of the drug-dominated medical profession. This is the story of Essiac, Hoxsey, Laetrile, Shark Cartilage, Mistletoe, and Bicarbonate of Soda all put together in a stunning overview that leaves no doubt that inexpensive cures for cancer do exist but are systematically blocked by Big Pharma because they come from nature and cannot be patented. Highly informative.
After movies ŽIVOT NENÍ KRÁSNÝ and JEHOVOVA POMSTA, ZNK Productions prepared a completely new film called MÁMA MÁ RAKA, which is in the spirit of the already mentioned two films. The story revolves around Alcoholic Kamil, a lifelong lover whose mother is getting cancer of the rectum. Since they do not have money for an operation, Kamil decides to earn the desired amount in illegal matches. This powerful film is full of courage, perseverance, true friendship and understanding.
In this experimental parody of Charles M. Schulz's "Peanuts" comic strips and TV specials, a live action Charlie Brown lookalike named "Cancer Boy" attempts to kick a football, only to be mocked by his peers and fall into despair.
A Danish PSA urging people to see the doctor before it's too late to cure their cancer.
A murder in a hospital run by incompetents.
If your body carried a deadly gene that increased your chances of getting breast cancer to 80 percent - would you want to know? This poignant one-hour documentary follows 18-year-old Josie Bellerby, a gorgeous, fun-loving, typical teenager except for one thing: Her mum carries a hereditary gene that has cursed their family for generations, killing her great-grandmother and her mother. There is a test that tells you if you have the gene. Josie's Mum Julia was one of the first in the UK to take it a few years ago. She proved positive, and decided to have drastic surgery - to remove both her breasts. Now Josie and her two sisters face the same heartbreaking choice. Big sister Lucy has decided she's ready to take the test and will soon receive life-changing news. Josie has a dilemma should she find out if she has it too? Her family thinks she's too young to know, she should be enjoying her young life not worrying about the risk of cancer and a double mastectomy.
Just weeks after being diagnosed with a rare and incurable form of cancer, 31-year-old actress Kris Carr turned the camera on herself as she embarked on the fight of her life. The result is this moving and funny inspirational documentary. In need of experimental treatment, Carr travels the country seeking experts on alternative medicine and, along the way, meets other cancer-stricken women driven to survive.
Fight Cancer was a 6 part health series challenging the negative attitudes that surround cancer. It was transmitted on BBC1 in 1989 and was presented by newscaster Martyn Lewis and actress Lynne Perrie, a cancer survivor. Perrie and Lewis travelled around Britain talking to other survivors.
Cancer Wars was a six-part documentary that aired on PBS in 1997. The first episode discussed the history of cancer research such as contributions of epidemiologists at the University of Jena which were the first to document the link between cancer and smoking. The documentary discusses how US government tobacco interests prevented this evidence from coming to surface since tobacco was such an important US export. Cancer Wars delved into the pioneering work of Rachel Carson, whose book Silent Spring radically changed the world's thinking about chemicals and their effects on human health and the environment.Other episodes in this series discussed various topics ranging from the history of the advances in cancer therapy to the influence of Margaret Thatcher's neoliberal policies which cut funding to Anti-smoking campaigns in Britain because of interests in protecting British tobacco companies. The documentary is based on Robert N. Proctor's 1995 book, Cancer Wars: How Politics Shapes What we Know and Don't Know About Cancer.
Tropic of Cancer is a BBC television documentary presented by Simon Reeve. It was first broadcast on BBC Two in 2010. It follows his previous series Equator and Tropic of Capricorn.
Stand Up to Cancer is a ground-breaking television event scheduled to air on September 5, 2008 at 8pm EST and PST. This historic, nationally-televised program will broadcast live and commercial free on ABC, CBS and NBC - simultaneously. Some of the biggest names in entertainment (actors, musicians, athletes and journalists) will be on hand to raise money for the fight against cancer. Funds will help advance and accelerate cancer research, as well as bring new therapies to patients more quickly.
The documentary series aims to reshape the way the public sees cancer and strip away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance but also of hubris, paternalism and misperception.