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PHFS supports workshop on film evaluation

The Public Health Film Society will be supporting a workshop from The Oxford Research Centre In the Humanities (TORCH) and Medical Aid Films on 27th June 2016.   A flyer for the event is attached, please click on the link below.   Evaluating_Global_Health_Films_V.3   To register your interest please email stella.botchway@humanities.ox.ac.uk

8th June 2016 – Spotlight on Sugar

  Sugar consumption has more than tripled worldwide in the past 50 years, contributing to an elevated burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and certain forms of cancer. Mexico has been at the forefront of the obesity epidemic and borne the crippling burden of sugar related chronic NCDs. It has…

That Sugar Film – screening on 4th March

The Public Health Film Society and The Oxford Global Health Group present: SPOTLIGHT ON SUGAR LOCATION: Lecture theatre, Green Templeton College (http://www.gtc.ox.ac.uk/about-gtc.html)   DATE: 4th March TIME:  6.45 – 9.15 pm, doors open at 6.30   The event will begin with a short introduction from Prof Mike Rayner, followed by a screening of “That Sugar Film”. Finally, there…

PHFS activities in Feb/March 2016

We have a number of events organised or the coming two months.   All welcome   10th February, 5-7 pm – Meet and greet in the large meeting room at Oxford Hub above the Turl Street Kitchen café. Come along, grab some snacks and say hi. We will also be screening ‘The Mask’. http://www.oxfordhub.org/contact   15th February,…

‘The Mask You Live In’ showing in Oxford this June

The Public Health Film Society are pleased to present The Mask You Live In Friday 26th June 2015 at 5:30 pm, T.S. Eliot Theatre Merton College, Oxford In collaboration with Royal Society of Arts, The UK Faculty of Public Health, The Wellcome Trust and Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, the Good Lad Initiative and The…

Films for Health symposium in Basel, Switzerland

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute have organized a programme of Films for Health next week.   The event will include the screening of an Indian feature film (Astu – So Be) and a symposium with people from the film industry and public health who will share their expeirences of using films and video to explore…