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Fanlight Productions

Works: 426 works in 845 publications in 1 language and 13,163 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Short films  History  Documentary television programs  Medical films (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: RJ506.H9, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Fanlight Productions
Most widely held works by Fanlight Productions
When Billy broke his head --and other tales of wonder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about how the handicapped experience life in the United States. Personal interviews portray realities, hardships and coping mechanisms in the face of government bureaucracy and overwhelming odds
Four lives : a portrait of manic-depression by Jonathan David( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the illness of manic depression through the perspectives of four patients, their families, and their psychiatrists
Code gray, ethical dilemmas in nursing( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with ethical questions faced by nurses, such as force-feeding a profoundly handicapped newborn, restraining a mentally disoriented patient in a nursing home, and deciding who should remain in an intensive care unit's much needed beds. Registered nurse Christine Mitchell provides insight into how nurses deal with such questions as caregivers are shown carrying out their clinical routines
The boy inside( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a young boy's struggle with Asperger syndrome. Adam and his family share their everyday challenges and triumphs to provide unparalleled insights into this increasingly common disorder. Includes interviews with autistic children and their families, and features Dr. Temple Grandin, a noted authority on autism spectrum disorders
Refrigerator mothers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 1950s through the early 1970s, the American medical establishment thought it had found the cause of autism: poor mothering. Doctors presumed that the bizarre behaviors of autistic children--rigid rituals, difficulty with speech, extreme self-isolation--stemmed from their mothers' emotional frigidity. We now know that autism is a brain disorder, not the result of poor parenting. But for a whole generation of women branded as cold "refrigerator mothers," the damage had already been done
Autism a world apart by Karen Cunninghame( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at three families with children with autism ranging in age from six to twenty-six. Parents and siblings discuss the heartaches, strains, and rewards of living with autism
Breathing lessons the life and work of Mark O'Brien by Jessica Yu( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet-journalist Mark O'Brien was stricken with polio in childhood and has spent most of his life in an iron lung. He describes how he has fought against illness and bureacracy for his right to lead an independent life and offers his reflections on work, sex, death, and God
Worlds apart : a four-part series on cross-cultural healthcare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows patients and families facing critical medical decisions as they navigate their way through the health care system. Provides a look at a variety of patients' cultures and the culture of medicine. Raises an awareness about the role sociocultural barriers play in patient-provider communication and in the provision of healthcare services for culturally and ethnically diverse patients. Shows how cross-cultural conflicts arise and how they can affect health decisions and outcomes. Discusses language barriers, cultural and religious beliefs, racial and ethnic disparities in health care, and reasons for non-adherence to medications
The culture of emotions a cultural competence and diversity training program( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the variety of ways the diverse cultures of America understand mind and body, and the disorders to which mind and body are subject. Designed to introduce cultural competence and diversity skills to mental/behavior health professionals and students. Introduces a diagnostic system (the DSM-IV "Outline for cultural formulation") for the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders across cultural boundaries and diagnostic categories
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder what do we know? by Mercedes Leigh Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental handicapping condition that is relatively chronic and affects the adult outcome of most individuals diagnosed with this disorder." Discusses the treatments that can help these individuals lead more successful, happy and productive lives
Grief in America by Bert Atkinson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some common myths about grieving, the importance of social supports, the impact of ethnic traditions regarding grief and the social costs of unresolved grieving
Facing ovarian cancer a woman's guide to ovarian cancer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on ovarian cancer. Includes interviews with gynecological oncologists, nurses, psychologists, and social workers. Covers: symptoms; seeking a diagnosis; prognosis; treatment options; surgery; coping with chemotherapy, hair-loss, and self-image; care and support; follow-up care; recurrence
No time for tears Vietnam, the women who served( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Over ten thousand women served in Vietnam as helicopter pilots, doctors, intelligence officers, Red Cross workers, and most often as nurses. In this documentary, seven women veterans recall their time in Vietnam with eloquence, candor, and insight. Their compelling stories of courage and of caring will be especially powerful for students of nursing, women's issues, history, and psychology, as well as being a tool for counseling women veterans
One in 2000 by Ajae Clearway( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about children who are born without clear sexual identification, and how they and their parents cope with the situation
Vital signs : crip culture talks back( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the politics of disability through the performances, debates and late-night conversations of activists at a national conference on Disability and the Arts. Features interviews with well-known disability rights advocates and artists, along with professors, students, and others with disabilities, it conveys the intensity, variety and vitality of disability culture today
The angry heart the impact of racism on heart disease among African Americans( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Through the story of a 45-year-old who has already suffered two heart attacks and bypass surgery, this film analyzes the impact of such factors including depression, stress, and diet on heart diseases, but makes clear that for African-Americans these lifestyle issues are inseparable from racism
Two worlds, one planet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents students attending Gateway Academy, a private K-12 day school in Scottsdale, Arizona, specializing in Asperger syndrome, high-functioning Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. Includes interviews with students, their families and school personnel
Picture perfect by Carol Tizzano( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the impact [sexualized] images [in the media] have on young women's physical, psychological and emotional health. Through the voices of a racially and culturally diverse group of women and girls, the film examines the interplay of race and ethnicity, body image, dieting and eating disorders, and the early influence of toys and cartoons. The contrasts between how these women see themselves and the idealized imagery that dominates TV and print advertising are particularly stark"--Container
Dancing from the inside out three stories from AXIS Dance Troupe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dancers from the Axis Dance Troupe tell how they became injured, and what it means to them to be able to express themselves through dance using wheelchairs. Footage of their daily lives, rehearsals and performance excerpts interspersed throughout
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