"Go to see this movie, its wealth will help you put in perspective your concerns, and will tempt you of…
NOTRE MONDE A BESOIN DE MODÈLES
Dr Jack has just received Philanthropist of the year at the British Asian Award 2017 in London (7th Asian Awards). He is the first living non-Asian to ever receive this award. He took the opportunity to say thank you and highlight the challenges of funding and running an Charity in the current climate.. .
Through his unwavering determination, Jack Preger has undertaken pioneering work and helped lay the foundations for street medicine worldwide.
After working in the refugee camps of Bangladesh and alongside Mother Teresa, Jack decided to walk the pavements of the slums of Kolkata to care underprivileged populations.
His commitment to human dignity and his mad quest to combat destitution, leprosy, cholera and AIDS was to become an obsession…
Discover his History
A TESTIMONY FOR HISTORY
On screen for the first time, 87-year-old Doctor tells us his story and talks of his struggles, hopes and doubts. As a testament to his long friendship with Benoit Lange, Jack Preger allowed a camera into the most secret places and most private moments of his life.
How a little Jewish orthodox boy from Manchester, a farmer deeply attached to the values of his native land, felt compelled, forty years ago, to become a devoted doctor at the head of the best Indian NGO of its category?
How could he create an organisation starting from nothing, which continues to develop today still in this gigantic city which is Calcutta? How far can self-sacrifice go to fight injustice?
Discover his Fight
Chacun d'entre nous, comme Jack nous le prouve chaque matin, peut faire un petit bout de chemin, poser une nouvelle pierre à l'édifice, contribuer, tel le colibri, à faire sa part pour améliorer notre destin commun.
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Grâce à votre soutien et à votre engagement, Calcutta Rescue offre chaque année à plus de 100'000 personnes défavorisées une vie meilleure.
Vous l'avez manqué au cinéma ? La RTS vous offre une seconde chance de découvrir le parcours de Jack. Dans le cadre du DOC du LUNDI, la Télévision suisse romande diffusera la version 52 minutes de Docteur Jack ce lundi 18 décembre à 22H.10 sur TSR 2 !