Medfest 2011 Programme

Each MedFest 2011 event ran the programme below.  

1. 'The image of doctors'

A presentation exploring the representation and image of doctors in cinema, based on Brian Glasser's book 'Medicinema: Doctors in Films'.


2. Britain's health services: The family doctor (1962)

A film illustrating a day in the life of a country General Practitioner and other services that the NHS provides.


Shadowscan (2000)

A dangerous and at times darkly comic amalgam of genres, this BAFTA winning short film took us on a breathless, dizzying trip in to the unseen reality of junior doctors' lives.



4. Beards & Bow-ties (2011)

An animated short film on the image of psychiatrists based on an article by Dr Kamran Ahmed