50 Min - Documentary - 2020


Acupuncture - Myth or Therapy?


After hundreds and thousands of years of medical development in Asia, acupuncture is still a pillar of traditional Chinese medicine, and now beginning to influence the world. Many people
may still wonder: How does it work? What are its benefits? This documentary aims to show the reasons for this very single needle’s capability of regulating our body and possibly changing our lives too.

We filmed in Europe, China and Korea, gathered professional experts in the West and Asia to share their knowledge and findings on acupuncture with us. The documentary shows acupuncture in relation to meridian, Qi, and the nervous system, eventually to the brain, also explore the ways of optimally combining acupuncture with modern medicine, and much more...

This is an international documentary about the science of acupuncture, commissioned by TV-Channels WDR and ARTE and will be broadcasted in Germany, France and around the world.


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General information


Available from 30/05/2020 to 28/06/2020
Next broadcast on Saturday, May 30th at 11:10 p.m.
In German: https://www.arte.tv/de/videos/092123-000-A/spitzenmedizin/
In French: https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/092123-000-A/l-acupuncture-une-medecine-de-pointe/

Verfügbar vom 30/05/2020 bis 28/06/2020
Nächste Ausstrahlung am Samstag, 30. Mai um 23:10

Disponible du 30/05/2020 au 28/06/2020
Prochaine diffusion le samedi 30 mai à 23:50

  • Director(s)

    Robert Cibis
    Lilian Franck
    Amy Meyer
  • Camera

    Robert Cibis
    Lukas Link
  • Sound

    Ting Ting Lau
  • Editor

    Amy Meyer