Category: Documentaries

Documentary: “24|7|365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine”

24|7|365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine from EM Residents’ Association (EMRA) on Vimeo. I attended the documentary premier of 24|7|365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine, and was deeply moved by the commitment and drive shown by the people who fought for improving patient care in emergency departments across the country. The documentary connects the development …

EMDR: The documentary film

In the nineteenth century, psychiatrist Pierre Janet was the first to theorize posttraumatic stress resulted from the failure to integrate memories of a traumatic event with otherwise normal mental functioning. Current research in neuroscience and psychology now validates Janet’s original intuitions about the nature of traumatic stress. Treatments like EMDR (“Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”) also …

Documentary: ‘Til Death Do Us Part’


In her documentary film, ‘Til Death Do Us Part (2008), Vita Lusty brings fresh insight to the plight of women languishing in prison for killing their abusive domestic partners. Rather than tackling the perhaps unanswerable question of whether or not killing is ever justified—even in the face of chronic, life-threatening violence—Lusty artfully reveals how justice …