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Care&Cure

An American practitioner is spreading traditional Chinese medicine in the United States.

Overview

Genre
Personal Doc, Culture, Foreign Worlds, and Society
Synopsis

Have you feel when you go to the hospital, you just spend around five minutes with your doctor, and you can't feel their concern? This film explores traditional Chinese medicine in the United States through the lens of an American alternative medicine practitioner. Ruth McCarty provides life-changing care for children facing difficult diagnoses, as she struggles to find a place for her practice within the world of Western medicine. According to Dr. Ruth, she intends to, not only to share a new potential cure, but also a new spiritual way of keeping healthy. Bearing this in mind, she has the faith that traditional Chinese medicine can under the same roof with the western medicine in the future.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
25 minutes

Credits

  • Dora Wu ... Director, Co-producer

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2
Locations
Orange County, Changsha

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
Chinese American Film Festival/ Awareness Festival/ Beaufort International Film Festival
Awards
AltFF Alternative Film Festival Winner
Language
English/ Chinese
Subtitles
English/ Chinese

Photos

Screen shot 2019-07-30 at 9.54.11 am_thumb

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