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Narrated by Academy Award-winner Mercedes Ruehl, DOCTORS OF THE DARK SIDE is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. Based on four years of research by Producer/Director Martha Davis, written by Oscar winning Mark Jonathan Harris, and filmed entirely in HD by Emmy winning DP Lisa Rinzler, the riveting film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged demonstrations of the doctors' role in the Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EITs) as spelled out in declassified government documents.
A chilling and deeply disturbing account of how health professionals helped create and sustain a state torture program. A wake-up call to doctors and all Americans.Published 16 months ago by Susannah Sirkin
Everyone - the public, medical professionals, law professionals, politicians, students and anyone not mentioned here should see this important film.Published 19 months ago by pjdeb
This film raises important questions. What rationalization do psychologists who abet torture use? How are they recruited? Just following orders? Read morePublished 22 months ago by Alan Rosenberg
Martha Davis' film is called _Doctors of the Dark Side_ but _Psychologists of the Dark Side_ (if it were not so much less catchy) would be a title more representative of where the... Read morePublished on March 27, 2013 by Ian Hansen