Medicina Amara (Italian)

Australia, 1987

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Medicina Amara explores the personal experiences of migrant women in Australia and their use of tranquillisers. Through a dramatised reconstruction the video explores reasons that compel women to seek help and the common medical response. This video suggests alternatives to medication and presents migrant women’s personal experiences and their determination to face life, pill-free.

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Credits

director

Jessica Douglas-Henry

producer

Sabina Wynn

production company

Leichardt Women's Community Health Centre

Duration

00:21:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

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