In this new series, journalist Anita Makri goes behind the scenes to do a deep dive into the global health issues covered in some of films we have showcased recently - and to get an update from the film-makers on the situation on the ground, as well as the next steps for their film:
We've made this series freely available to all - take a look at the first episodes below:
Episode 1 (December 2021)
In Conversation with Paul Michael Angell, director Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story
Focus: access to healthcare in the US
Episode 2 (January 2022)
In Conversation with Fiona Lloyd-Davies and Robert Flummerfelt, directors The Cost of Cobalt
Focus: planetary health, environmental pollution
Episode 3 (February 2022)
In Conversation with Jeff Bemiss and Lisa Molomot, directors Missing in Brooks County
Focus: climate migration, human rights
Episode 4 - (April 2022)
In Conversation with Rob Lemkin, director African Apocalypse
Focus: the legacy of colonialism
Any special requests?
If there's a film from our archive that you would like us to include in the In Conversation series later in the year, please let us know here!
About Anita Makri
Anita Makri is a journalist and writer specialising in global development and science in society - and a member of the Global Health Film Advisory Board since early 2016.
Anita curates the excellent WorldWise newsletter, offering a global view and unique insight into current affairs, health, development, human rights and more.