“Critical History of Health Films in Central and Eastern Europe and Beyond” by Elise Richter fellow Victoria Shmidt and Karl Kaser explores the unique role of Eastern European health films in national cinematography and public health. The book reveals how these films both followed and influenced Western propaganda, especially regarding women and peripheral populations.
Available under an open access Creative Commons license, it’s a valuable resource for those studying film history, public health, and Central and Eastern European history.
Shmidt, V., & Kaser, K. (2023). A Critical History of Health Films in Central and Eastern Europe and Beyond (1st ed.). Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-mono/10.4324/9781003272267/critical-history-health-films-central-eastern-europe-beyond-victoria-shmidt-karl-kaser?fbclid=IwAR0RKNy-oecQ-vXQ9GL6SyaqB42GVcLHPidk2XVRGX_94visk8SChJvtAEQ