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Un film réalisé par Patrice Dubosc - Short Films

Avicenne Hospital (formerly the Franco-Muslim Hospital) is located in Bobigny (Paris suburb), in one of the poorest departments in France. It has been considered for a long time as one of the poorest hospital of Public Welfare but now seems to be experiencing a new destiny. Finally acknowledged for its skills, Avicenne is now considered as a model, at the European scale, in welcoming migrant patients. If Avicenne has become a reference from the point of view of both its transcultural approach to care and through its local involvment. This is due more particularly to the exceptionnal Public Welfare projects that it has implemented, such as the renutrition of African patients contaminated by AIDS; recognition and reconstitution of the rights of some patients who are victims of occupational diseases; travel and migrant consulting; etc. A real commitment and willingness to have the most comprehensive approach possible to the patient where emphasis is placed on taking care rather on merely treating an illness. Avicenne should be mentionned as another way of seeing the world, as a commutted or even militant hospital.

The Crew

Direction, photography and sound
Patrice DUBOSC

Editor
Benoît ALRIC

Sound
Xavier THIBAULT

Format

DV – Color

Running Time
45′

Production year
2004

Informations

TV Broadcasting
Téléssonne

Coproduction
Téléssonne
Adam Productions

Internation sales
Local films