Period. End of Sentence, documentary on menstrual awareness gets Oscar nod

Period. End of Sentence, a film set in India about the taboos around menstruation and featuring the real 'Pad Man' Arunachalam Muruganathan, has made it to the list of Oscar nominations 2019

Period. End of Sentence, documentary on menstrual awareness gets Oscar nodThe 26-minute documentary follows girls and women in Hapur in Uttar Pradesh and their experience with the installation of a sanitary pad machine in their village. The film is among the five nominees in the Documentary Short Subject category. Other nominees include Black Sheep, End Game, Lifeboat and A Night at the Garden. Periods, which […]

Doctors from Nandurbar make a short film on doctor-patient relationship

Vipareet, a short film by doctors from Nandurbar district of Maharashtra underlines the fractured relations between doctor and patient. When the doctor patient relations have reached to its low point, it is doctors now who are trying to have healthy relations with patients now

Doctors from Nandurbar make a short film on doctor-patient relationshipThe short film is directed, acted and funded by like-minded doctors who want to restore the doctor-patient relations back to normal. The film mentions that even doctors are human beings and so they should not be seen as God. Even they experience pain and anguish and they work long-hours at times going without sleep. Yet, […]

Soon, cinema halls to screen a short film on organ donation

The National Organ and Tissue transplant Organisation have prepared a proposal to screen a short film on organ donation before every show in a cinema hall. NOTTO will be sending this proposal to the Health Ministry for approval

Soon, cinema halls to screen a short film on organ donationIn India, lakhs of patients are on the waiting list for organ transplant. But, on the contrary, only a few people donate organs. The health ministry, in a written reply in Lok Sabha, stated that in India, the organ donation rate is only 0.58 per 10 lakh people. In order to raise awareness about organ […]

‘Pulse – The Lifeline in Danger,’ a short film on doctor’s assault

In a unique attempt to shine a light upon the struggles and strife of medical professionals, four doctors have made a short film to reach out to people and make them aware of the hardships they face. It’s not easy being a doctor, when you can be attacked for no mistake of your own. The film hopes to make people the importance of treating doctors with dignity

‘Pulse – The Lifeline in Danger,’ a short film on doctor’s assaultA few doctors from Maharashtra have come together and developed a short film  upon the plight of doctors in the country and the difficulties and injustices they face. Doctors act as healers, but people take the law into their own hands and assault doctors, holding them wrongly responsible for the death of patients. The short film titled, […]

One day event in Pune to focus on organ donation, through short films

An exclusive event in Pune titled as ‘Rebirth’ aims to bring the issue of organ donation in the limelight. Although there is an awareness about organ donations regarding vital organs, this competition will bring other types of organ donations to the forefront

One day event in Pune to focus on organ donation, through short filmsIn order to raise awareness about organ donation, a unique approach is being used in Pune. This is an initiative by a Pune based NGO called ‘Rebirth’ which had organised a short film competition known as ‘Green Corridor’. The competition, will see participants from Kolkata, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Kashmir and Maharashtra. This competition which is […]