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There is a new feature length documentary pertinent to medical and law libraries that released this month from acclaimed documentary label Shelter Island. It is available for lending libraries as well as for public performance licensing.



DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE exposes what is "arguably the single greatest scandal in the history of American medical ethics" - Nathaniel Raymond, Physicians for Human Rights.



DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE "raises profound questions of the capacity of professional bodies to govern their members, of institutions to achieve justice, and of humanity to morally devolve" raises profound questions of the capacity of professional bodies to govern their members, of institutions to achieve justice, and of humanity to morally devolve.raises profound questions of the capacity of professional bodies to govern their members, of institutions to achieve justice, and of humanity to morally devolve.raises profound questions of the capacity of professional bodies to govern their members, of institutions to achieve justice, and of humanity to morally devolve.- Georgetown Law Weekly

About DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE:

At the center of the debate about the U.S. torture program is the role of the American doctors involved in it. Shelter Island proudly announces the May 7, 2013 release of DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE, the new and acclaimed feature-length documentary that explosively depicts the scandal of how American physicians and psychologists facili­tate the torture of detainees in U.S.-controlled military prisons and installations.



OFFICIAL SELECTION: United Nations Association Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Western Psychological Association Film Festival & Conference

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival



Narrated by Academy Award-winner Mercedes Ruehl, DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. Based on four years of research by Producer/Director/Clinical Psychologist Martha Davis, written by Oscar winning Mark Jonathan Harris, and filmed entirely in HD by Emmy winning DP Lisa Rinzler, the riveting film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged demon­strations of the doctors' role in the Enhanced Interro­gation Techniques (EITs) as spelled out in declassified government documents.


Among the people interviewed within the film are:


 *   Dr. Steven H. Miles - author of Oath Betrayed: America's Torture Doctors
 *   Raymond McGovern -  former CIA Analyst
 *   Leonard Rubenstein -  Past President, Physicians For Human Rights
 *   Allen Keller, MD - Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture
 *   Eric Montalvo - U.S. Marine lawyer, Jawad defense team
 *   Ramzi Kassem -  Faculty, CUNY Law School
 *   Stephen Xenakis, MD - retired Brigadier General
 *   Nathaniel Raymond - Physicians for Human Rights Campaign Against Torture


The 73-minute film is accompanied by extensive bonus segments include:
How We Filmed the Torture Doctors

How to Help Doctors Prevent Torture

More...

DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE is currently screening at universities and organizations around the world. Included among them:

Northwestern University
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
Washington and Lee University
Bucknell University
Harvard Law School
Albany Medical College
SUNY Downstate Medical School
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Columbia University
British Psychological Society
Amnesty International Chapters (assorted)
and more...

EXPLOSIVE! A riveting exposé that portrays the impact and extent of the American doctors' betrayal of their oaths.

"AN EXTRAORDINARILY VALUABLE FILM" - Robert Jay Lifton, Author of "The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Torture"

AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY from such sources as MIDWEST TAPE, BAKER & TAYLOR, INGRAM ENTERTAINMENT, FOLLETT AUDIO & VIDEO, AEC, VPD and directly from AMAZON: http://amzn.to/X0rpgl

"This documentary demands that we ask ourselves where we draw the line between lawful techniques and inhuman behavior" - Movie City News

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DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE
Learn more and watch the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI-i5b_YpN4
SRP: $24.98 (in-home and lending libraries)
$99.00 (secondary schools and public libraries with PPR)
199.00 (universities, corporations, organizations with PPR)
UPC: 826262008994
ISBN: 978-1-934708-98-9
NTSC / REGION 0
File Under: Documentary (Other)
Aspect Ratio: 16x9
Run time: 73 minutes + extras

For additional information, or to explore public performance screening, contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Dan Gurlitz
Soundview Media Partners LLC
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