About We Tell: Body Politics

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The We Tell: Body Politics program exposes the ailments from within, through works that focus on how access to various forms of healthcare, or lack thereof, affects people from many walks of life, as well as the celebrations and concerns of the LGBTQIA community. From the ’70s to the ’90s, shorts like HSA Strike from Kartemquin Films, Diabetes: Notes from Indian Country from Beverly Singer, and Nature’s Way from Appalshop illustrate a continued advocacy for self-regulation of the human body.


Films in this program include:

Nature’s Way, 1973, Elizabeth Barrett, Appalshop

HSA Strike, 1975, Kartemquin Film

Testing the Limits, 1987, Testing the Limits Collective

To The Point, 1997, Prevention Point & Scribe

Bodyworks, 1994, Nexus & Scribe

Diabetes: Notes from Indian Country, 2000, Beverly Singer 

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