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Film, Books, Music & Radio

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Films, Documentaries, Television and Web Series

 

Feature Documentaries
Title Director Distributor/Country Synopsis Run time Where to watch
Unrest (2017)  Directed and produced by Jennifer Brea. Produced by Lindsey Dryden, Patricia Gillespie, and Alysa Nahmias Shella Films (United States) Jennifer Brea is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her “it’s all in her head,” she turns her camera on herself and her community as she looks for answers and fights for a cure. 97 minutes Available on Netflix, DVD/Blu-ray and numerous other digital platforms.
Forgotten Plague (2015) United States
Voices from the Shadows (2011) United Kingdom
I Remember ME (2000) United States

TV Documentaries and Shorts
Fiction and Web Series

 

Short educational video content: #MEAction playlist | TED Talk

Radio: TED Radio Hour | Science Friday


Radio & Podcasts

 


Books

“Thirty Years of Disdain: How HHS Buried ME,” by Mary Dimmock and Matthew Lazell-Fairman

“Osler’s Web: Inside the Labyrinth of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic,” by Hillary Johnson 

Doing Harm: The truth about how bad medicine and lazy science leave women dismissed, misdiagnosed and sick,” by Maya Dusenbery

                                           “Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t                                             Understand,” by Julie Rehmeyer