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Inspired by the BBC correspondents who share their stories behind the stories they tell, award-winning documentary director Lauren Anders Brown has done the same with her team of correspondents- just herself. Digging through her archives of over 6 years of documentary filmmaking while filming in over 40 countries, she has pulled her own set of untold stories from behind the scenes for this podcast series.
Season 2 is sponsored by the charity Global Health Film. Visit globalhealthfilm.org to le… Continue Reading >>
Inspired by the BBC correspondents who share their stories behind the stories they tell, award-winning documentary director Lauren Anders Brown has done the same with her team of correspondents- just herself. Digging through her archives of over 6 years of documentary filmmaking while filming in over 40 countries, she has pulled her own set of untold stories from behind the scenes for this podcast series.
Season 2 is sponsored by the charity Global Health Film. Visit globalhealthfilm.org to learn more about their work supporting storytellers for change.
For episode extras and to support the podcast visit https://www.buymeacoffee.com/labcollaborate << Show Less
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Episode 25 LIVE at Cupmatch in Bermuda Celebrating Emanicaption Day, the day that slavery was abolished in the British Empire, I bring you live to the colourful event that is cupmatch - Bermuda's biggest holiday and annual cricket match between teams at either end of the island. Whether you wear red and blue or blue and blue, it's a day that brings the island together.
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Episode 25 LIVE at Cupmatch in Bermuda Celebrating Emanicaption Day, the day that slavery was abolished in the British Empire, I bring you live to the colourful event that is cupmatch - Bermuda's biggest holiday and annual cricket match between teams at either end of the island. Whether you wear red and blue or blue and blue, it's a day that brings the island together.
Episode 24 in Australia From the land down under where you'll find the most expensive flat white coffees, this last episode in season 2 looks at the health impact racial discrimination has on the aboriginal population in Australia.
Episode 23 in Eswatini Crossing time zones physical and cultural, I land in the newly renamed kingdom of Eswatini and listen to young women speak comfortably about one of the world's historically uncomfortable topics - menstruation.
To learn more about about the impact campaign and the game inspired by the documentary WOMENstruate visit womenstruate.com. 
Get your submissions in for the 2022 Global Health Film Festival here at globalhealthfilm.org .
Episode 22 in Rwanda In a country with human rights concerns past and present, the country's future doctors are delivering data that are helping to shape health outcomes within and outside their borders. And there's good coffee too. 
To learn more about the work of GlobalSurg mentioned in this podcast visit https://www.globalsurgeryunit.org/ 
Season 2 is sponsored by Global Health Film, get your tickets to their upcoming online UK Premiere of How To Survive A Pandemic at globalhealthfilm.org.
Episode 21 in Makeni, Sierra Leone Travelling by plane, boat, and then car resulting in a standoff on a suspension bridge brings us deep into Sierra Leone to hear from one of the Malimba Queen football players. This episode is in memory of Robert Coleman.
For tickets to the screening mentioned in this episode of The Tinkerbox hosted by Global Health Film on the 14th April 2022 get your ticket here: https://www.globalhealthfilm.org/events/the-tinderbox.
Episode 20 in Guatemala The final filming days of the award-winning documentary The Checklist Effect were not the shortest, simplest or most straightforward. In fact they were as winding as the roads in Guatemala and as revealing as the vistas. Listen to a conversation about literal life and death decisions in the operating theatre. 
Season 2 is supported by Global Health Film
This episode features:
Lifebox a charity working to make surgery safer globally
The book Being Mortal by Atul Gawande, available at my bookshop
Episode 19 in Uganda Capturing a power cut during a surgery in Uganda leads to more questions about how the country manages to keep its patients safe during operations.  
This episode features a lifebox pulse oximeter, visit lifebox.org to learn more about these life-saving devices.  
Season 2 is sponsored by Global Health Film, check out the 2021 Film Festival panel discussions and resource packs at globalhealthfilm.org.
Episode 18 in Cambodia Wrapping up 2021 with one last story coming from Cambodia and the impact NightCare has had for one mother who was able to transition from performing sex work. 
NightCare is a programme run by Saving Moses, visit savingmoses.org to learn more.

Season 2 is sponsored by Global Health Film, try making a new years resolution to support storytellers in health by making a donation at globalhealthfilm.org.
Episode 17 in Torit, South Sudan Long layovers, luggage restrictions, and lack of information lead up to a mother's courage to challenge the legal system in the world's youngest country still riddled with conflict. 
This month's episode was created to kick off the #16DaysOfActivisim and the Global Health Film Festival beginning on the 25th of November. 
Get your passses to the festival online from anywhere you are in the world: https://globalhealthfilm.eventive.org/welcome
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