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Fanlight Productions

Overview
Works: 443 works in 772 publications in 1 language and 14,754 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Cross-cultural studies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Popular works  Case studies  Personal narratives 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: RC516, 616.895
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Most widely held works by Fanlight Productions
Four lives a portrait of manic-depression by Jonathan David ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the illness of manic depression through the perspectives of four patients, their families, and their psychiatrists
When Billy broke his head --and other tales of wonder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 457 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
Code gray ethical dilemmas in nursing : a film by Ben Achtenberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 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
Breathing lessons the life and work of Mark O'Brien ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 271 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
Autism--a world apart by Karen Cunninghame ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 232 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
The boy inside ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents a young boy's struggle with Asperger's 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
When the brain goes wrong ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videorecording presents brief descriptions of seven brain disorders: schizophrenia, manic depression, addiction, epilepsy, stroke, head injury, and headaches. Descriptions of each are given by physicians, clients and their families who relate their experiences with the differenet diseases
Refrigerator mothers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 220 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
Worlds apart a four-part series on cross-cultural healthcare ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 210 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
The culture of emotions a cultural competence and diversity training program by Harriet Koskoff ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 176 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
Grief in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 175 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
No time for tears Vietnam, the women who served ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 163 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
Facing ovarian cancer a woman's guide to ovarian cancer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents information on ovarian cancer. Includes interviews with gynecological oncologists, nurses, psychologists, and social workers
The angry heart the impact of racism on heart disease among African Americans ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 132 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
One in 2000 by Ajae Clearway ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 124 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 123 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
Dancing from the inside out three stories from AXIS Dance Troupe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 120 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
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD : what do we know? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which is a biological problem involving and underactivity in those centers of the brain responsible for sustaining motivation and effort over time. Discusses the differering degrees and the prevalence of this condition, as well as problems associated with it
A Fate worse than death? by Lori Hope ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows several families through the process of deciding whether to withhold or withdraw artificial life support from loved ones in a coma or vegetative state. Some families feel their relative should be allowed to die with dignity. Others believe that "pulling the plug" is the equivalent of murder. Family members, nurses, doctors, ethicists and attorneys comment on the complex ethical, moral, and legal dilemmas that such real-life tragedies pose for families, health providers, and society as a whole
Handmaidens a documentary by Barbara Bird ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nurses are expected to be sweet, caring, and quietly efficient while working under difficult and stressful circumstances, including disrespectful treatment from colleagues and administrators. Some studies suggest that many who enter nursing grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional families where they learned to ignore their own needs, take care of others, and not make waves. The producer of the program was a nurse for 25 years. Surveys the roots and present-day realities of nursing, interspersed with the stories of several nurses, including Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio and Rhetaugh Dumas. Encourages nurses to stand up for themselves, for each other, and for their rights as professionals
 
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English (85)