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4/28/09: The English Surgeon

Dr. Henry Marsh from \"The English Surgeon\"
Dr. Henry Marsh from \"The English Surgeon\"

What does failure look like? For brain surgeon Henry Marsh, it's a matter of a patient's very thoughts and feelings. "If something goes wrong," he says, "I can destroy that person's character forever." But Marsh is driven by the need to help, and he's spent years traveling to Kiev, where desperate families hope he'll save their loved-ones. Tuesday, Doug talks to filmmaker Geoffrey Smith. His documentary "The English Surgeon" follows Marsh in his struggle to do good things in a flawed world.

This Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m., Geoffrey Smith will be at the Salt Lake City Public Library for a screening of The English Surgeon followed by a question and answer session. There will be another screening Monday evening, May 4th at 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit The Salt Lake City Film Center on-line or call 801-746-7000.

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