8thgrade, a year of incredible pressure for these young teens, determines their future. They must get a very high composite score to be accepted at one of the few highly competitive college preparatory schools in Baltimore.
FROM WEST BALTIMORE
Produced in collaboration with the University of Maryland Baltimore CURE Scholars Program, the documentary follows six young teens from West Baltimore who share their lives and the challenges of growing up in neighborhoods of violence and poverty.
YOUNG ADULTS IN LONG TERM CARE
The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine commissioned MedSchool Maryland Productions to produce 5 videos for an on-line multi-state training program.
SHAKEER FROM WEST BALTIMORE
MedSchool Maryland Productions collaborated with the UMB CURE Scholars program to produce several videos exploring the lives of participants in the program, as well as one short documentary entitled “Shakeer from West Baltimore.”
EDGE OF LIFE
MedSchool Maryland Productions produced a six-program mini-series for Discovery Life featuring the heroes of Shock Trauma as they save lives in The Trauma Resuscitation Unit and the Operating Room.
As part of the problem gambling public awareness campaigns for the Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling, this documentary explores the journey of Joy, controlled by a devastating gambling addiction. Without even realizing she has a problem, Joy gambles her life away.
The short documentary King Gimp follows the life of Dan Keplinger from age 13 until his graduation from college. This award winning film documents the struggle of an individual with cerebral palsy entering the mainstream as well as the birth of an artist.
A new Emmy Award winning documentary produced by Susan Hannah Hadary and John Anglim presenting the story of one man’s transition from institutional to community living following the closure of The Rosewood Center, Maryland’s largest residential center for the developmentally disabled.
29 YEARS: BONG, SARAH, AND THE KING
Filmed over the course of nearly three decades, 29 Years chronicles the life portraits of Sarah, Bong, and Dan, who while acknowledging their disability as part of who they are, embrace and live the mainstream life of friends, relationships, careers, and happiness.
A documentary following the life of Grace shortly after her diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease until her death 10 years later. This classic program which aired on public television stations throughout the country is used by thousands of training programs as well as family support groups.
THE 36 HOUR DAY: THE COMPLETE JOURNEY
A documentary following the lives of Bob, a family caregiver, and Nancy, his wife as they face the challenge of Alzheimer’s Disease. With on-screen participation by Peter V. Rabins, MD, author of “The 36 Hour Day.”
WALTER P. CARTER: CHAMPION FOR CHANGE
Executive Producer Anthony Lehman, MD engaged Maryland Medschool Productions to produce this documentary sharing the history of Walter P. Carter’s fight to end segregation in Baltimore. Airing by MPT.
BONG AND DONNELL
Bong and Donnell was selected by The Academy for inclusion in its 1995-96 Contemporary Documentary Series. After being released as a film, this program was acquired by HBO and received a CableAce Award and two national Emmy nominations.
This 16 episode series was produced for Discovery and features care provided by the R Adams Cowlely Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. This series was broadcast nationally on Discovery Health.