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Doctors of Two Worlds   [Other Title]

Ärzte zweier Welten   [Other Title]
Year of origin: n/a
Genre: Documentary Film
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Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: Natascha Solomons
First released by: Royal Anthropological Institute (London)
Production company: Solomons Mine Productions
Director: Natascha Solomons
Photography: Richard Gibb

Keywords: Alternativmedizin, Gesundheitsfürsorge, Heiler
In the Bolivian highlands an English doctor is setting up a network of health care for remote mountain villages. While teaching the inhabitants the essentials of Western medicine the doctor is confronted with and tries to learn the methods of the local curandero's methods of healing. The film is a highly revealing document of the encounter of different approaches to illness and is particularly suited for the teaching of Medical Anthropology.

Version 1
Language: eng
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Duration: 56 min

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