The Wounded Healer (2017, 30 mins) is a documentary film about Dr Ahmed Hankir, a psychiatrist with first-hand experiene of mental health problems. 'Stigma is killing people' Dr Hankir says in his passionate crusade fighting for those with mental health issues. Through his personal journey in a life as both 'the wounded' and 'the healer', the film takes us into the subjective experience of The Wounded Healer and Hankir's moving campaign to fight stigma.
After working at the Natural History Museum in Paris and a career producing and directing a number of films, Sal Anderson is now Reader in Film at University of the Arts, London.
GTC Medical Anthropology Film and Discussion Group - Film Programme Michaelmas 2018
'First do no harm?' Mental health, healers and stigma in ethnographic focus
GTC Barclay Room
3.30-5pm, Tuesdays (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8)
Convened by Dr Neil Armstrong