Medicina Amara (Turkish)

Australia, 1987

Film
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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 women’s personal experiences and their determination to face life pill-free.

Credits

production company

Leichardt Women's Community Health Centre

producer

Sabina Wynn

Duration

00:21:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324674

Language

Turkish

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Turks - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women immigrants

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Turks - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women immigrants

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women immigrants

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Drug use

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Health and hygiene

Foreign language films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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