Feature Programs

High Plains Doctor

Monday, May 7pm PT / 10pm ET

High Plains Doctor follows chief medical officer Dr. Isaac Harry Sobol and his volunteer medical team as they assemble and conduct a primary care clinic in the remote Tibetan village of Yushu. The film documents the team's treatment of nearly 1,500 indigent patients and captures unforgettable colourful images of the cultural life in a village, since devastated by a 7.1 level earthquake on April 14, 2010.