In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Shortly after its release, the book was optioned by Working Title Films in conjunction with Cate Blanchett. In March 2013, it was announced that HBO Films is set to produce a film adaptation of the book starring Blanchett. HBO Films is closing a deal with Julie Delpy to adapt the Marisa Acocella Marchetto memoir Cancer Vixen: A True Story as a star vehicle for Cate Blanchett. Blanchett is an executive producer on the project alongside Maven Pictures partners Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray. (Aug 2013)
Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.
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.
This film shows people with constant psychological and social conflicts: the violence among outlaws, conflicts between man and woman, police and society.
The First Serious Themed 'Medical Marijuana' movie. After Lisa gets Breast Cancer, her best friend convinces her to try Medical Marijuana to combat her illness.
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.
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.
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.
Seven stories of people living with cancer.
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.
A woman’s life becomes dramatically altered when her routine medical check-up delivers a cancer diagnosis.
In the compelling follow-up to the internationally award-winning documentary, "Burzynski: the Movie,", Part II explores the current status of Antineoplastons' clinical testing sanctioned by the United States Food & Drug Administration - and features a modern story of the struggling journeys of cancer patients being treated today at the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. Since the mapping of the Cancer Genome, Burzynski has pioneered an expansion of his therapy, which he calls, "Personalized Gene-Targeted Cancer Therapy", where each patient's Genomic Cancer Atlas is mapped and a treatment regimen is personally tailored for each individual patient - vs. the conveyor belt, "one-size-fits-all" approach that current oncology adheres to.
In San Luis Potosi, Mexico, residents survive by hunting animals and selling them on the freeway.
The rock star Pau Donés has advanced cancer, but he is confronting the disease with humour and in a positive light so as not to overdramatise it.
Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Could the tumor regulating properties of cannabinoids someday replace the debilitating drugs, chemotherapy, and radiation that harms as often as it heals? Discover the truth about this ancient medicine as world renowned scientists in the field of cannabinoid research explain and illustrate their truly mind-blowing discoveries. QUOTES: "What If Cannabis Cured Cancer summarizes the remarkable research findings of recent years about the cancer-protective effects of novel compounds in marijuana. Most medical doctors are not aware of this information and its implications for prevention and treatment. If we need more evidence that our current policy on cannabis is counterproductive and foolish, here it is." -Andrew Weil, M.D. "A hugely important film" - Julie Holland, M.D. NYU School of Medicine
A relationship that starts out purely physical, transpires into something unexpected.
A Danish PSA urging people to see the doctor before it's too late to cure their cancer.
On April 10, 2011, Allison W. Gryphon found a lump in her breast. On April 13th, she was diagnosed with stage IIIa breast cancer. Allison’s immediate instinct was to pick up a camera and start asking questions. Not only for herself, but for all of us. For many, cancer is a cell under a microscope. For others, it is a symbolic ribbon, a local fundraiser or a jar calling for help in the checkout line at the grocery store. Cancer is something different to each individual going through it. It’s all relevant. It’s all important. Cancer is about science, study and the practice of medicine, and most importantly, cancer is about people. What the [email protected]#- is Cancer and Why Does Everybody Have it? is about understanding and celebrating those people. It’s about really hearing their voices and being invited to share those experiences in a way that will allow the viewer to walk away with inspiration, questions, knowledge and hopefully a desire to understand more and make things happen.
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.
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.
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.
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.