The English Surgeon! Congratulations to director/producer Geoffrey Smith and co-producer Rachel Wexler on picking up an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. The film aired last year on P.O.V. and received funding from ITVS International. The documentary follows a British neurosurgeon as he confronts the dilemmas of the doctor-patient relationship on his latest mission to Ukraine. Check out this clip below from the Emmy Award-winning film, The English Surgeon.
Check back in with BTB tomorrow for a conversation with filmmaker Geoffrey Smith.
Click here for a complete list of Emmy winners from last night’s awards.
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May 9, 2018
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April 17, 2018
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April 12, 2018
New ITVS board member Danfung Dennis brings traditional and cutting edge storytelling perspective to the ITVS governing body.