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Horizon, Series 55, Episode 1, How To Die A Better Death
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presented by Kevin Fong, 1971-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 55, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 51 mins
How should we approach medical treatment when we’re dying? It’s a question we all have to face, but avoid talking about. Thanks to advances in modern medicine, doctors are better equipped to fight many life-threatening diseases. Their focus is saving lives. Death is something to battle against, right until the...
presented by Kevin Fong, 1971-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 55, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 51 mins
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Frontline, Season 33, Episode 3, Being Mortal
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directed by Thomas Jennings, fl. 2010; presented by Atul Gawande, 1965-; produced by Lauren Mucciolo, fl. 2005-2015 and Thomas Jennings, fl. 2010, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 33, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 55 mins
Death is something we will all one day face. So why is it so hard for doctors to talk with their patients about dying? How can the medical profession better help people navigate the final chapters of their lives with confidence, direction, and purpose? Renowned surgeon and New Yorker writer Atul Gawande explored t...
directed by Thomas Jennings, fl. 2010; presented by Atul Gawande, 1965-; produced by Lauren Mucciolo, fl. 2005-2015 and Thomas Jennings, fl. 2010, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 33, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 55 mins
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One Cut, One Life
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directed by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014; produced by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014, Small Angst Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
When seminal documentarian Ed Pincus, considered the father of first person non-fiction film, is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he and collaborator Lucia Small team up to make one last film, much to the chagrin of Jane, Ed’s wife of 50 years. Told from two filmmakers’ points of view, ONE CUT, ONE LIFE chal...
directed by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014; produced by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014, Small Angst Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
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Guiding Cardiovascular Patients and Their Families at the End of Life
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produced by Health E. Galaxy (New Jersey: Health E. Galaxy, 2013), 37 mins
This video has a presentation by Dr. Lynne Warner Stevenson on guiding cardiology patients and their families at the end of life.
produced by Health E. Galaxy (New Jersey: Health E. Galaxy, 2013), 37 mins
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Four Corners, A Good Death
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produced by Sue Spencer, fl. 2010, ABC Commercial, in Four Corners (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2010), 56 mins
Four Corners follows four brave Australians as they come to the end of their lives and the people determined to give them a good death.
produced by Sue Spencer, fl. 2010, ABC Commercial, in Four Corners (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2010), 56 mins
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Lessons for the Living
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directed by Lily Henderson, fl. 2009; produced by Leslie Koren, fl. 2008, Thin Place Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 51 mins
Lessons for the Living reveals a unique subculture of Hospice volunteers as they reflect on their experiences and philosophies of life and death. Among them, a teenager escapes from the drama of high school by sitting bed side with a man whispering wisdom to him only to bring his corpse to the morgue one day later...
directed by Lily Henderson, fl. 2009; produced by Leslie Koren, fl. 2008, Thin Place Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 51 mins
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Frontline, Facing Death
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directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, WGBH Boston, Mead Street Films and Public Broadcasting Service, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 55 mins
How far would you go to sustain the life of someone you love, or your own? When the moment comes, and you're confronted with the prospect of pulling the plug, do you know how you'll respond? FRONTLINE examines the complicated reality of today's modern, medicalized death, and offers an unusually intimate portrait o...
directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, WGBH Boston, Mead Street Films and Public Broadcasting Service, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 55 mins
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Famous 4A
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directed by Mike Attie; produced by Mike Attie (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 19 mins
Meet veterans Edward, John, Henry, Angel and George, residents of "Famous 4A," the hospice unit at Palo Alto Hospice Care Center in California. With an astute sensitivity for his surroundings, director Mike Attie captures the rhythms of hospice life where caring and patient hospital staff attend to one goal, "...
directed by Mike Attie; produced by Mike Attie (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 19 mins
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History of Nursing: The Early Years
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directed by Ken Lam, fl. 2008; produced by Ken Lam, fl. 2008 and Jessica Tanenbaum, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 35 mins
This program traces the development of nursing across cultures from ancient times to the 19th century. It discusses the nursing care that was provided by nuns and the military, considers the establishment of hospitals specifically dedicated to the care of the sick, and explores the contributions of Florence Nighti...
directed by Ken Lam, fl. 2008; produced by Ken Lam, fl. 2008 and Jessica Tanenbaum, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 35 mins
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Mortal Lessons
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directed by David Liban; produced by David Liban (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
Death is inevitable, yet we spend most of our lives trying to ignore that fact. We use euphemisms like 'passing on' as if to talk about death would make it happen sooner. On the surface this film is about death and dying, yet it's really about living, and about learning to face our own mortality. This moving prog...
directed by David Liban; produced by David Liban (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
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