Public Health Film Society


UK premiere of Up For Air at #PHFF2016

We are very proud to present the UK premiere of Up For Air by Navigo Productions at the Public Health Film Festival 2016. The film follows Jerry Cahill, a 60-year-old pole-vaulting coach battling Cystic Fibrosis (CF). He is now 20 years past his given life expectancy and one of the oldest living patients with the genetic disease. Jerry’s…

#PHFF2016 Competition winners announced

We received an over-whelming response to the competition this year with over 80 films from 20 different countries and over 40 hours of footage submitted. We would like to thank everyone who put their films forward for consideration, and to the film judging committee for their time and contribution to the competition. More information on the winning…

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

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…