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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
Intertwining a range of both historical and family footage, the director, seeking answers for her own ailments, reflects on how people have looked at their bodies and illnesses throughout the centuries in this experimental essay on disease and health.
Film Info
Country Listing:Ireland
Premiere Status:Canadian Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Gar O'Rourke
Producer(s):Ken Wardrop
Executive Producer(s):Andrew Freedman
Editor(s):John O'Connor
Cinematography:Colm Hogan
Sound:Kateryna Herasymchuk


This short film is streaming with Bile.      

Not just for pumping iron, the gym Kachalka is a place to see and be seen, where those working out are just as eclectic as the 200-plus machines fashioned from cast-off Soviet-era machinery. This living relic is thoroughly modern in its repurposing of 100 tons of iron. Eileen Arandiga

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