Showing 1 - 10 of 14 titles with a criteria of Subject is Other Chronic Illness
Controversial documentary records the last days - and actual death - of a Dutch man who chose euthanasia to end his suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Icarus Films | 1994 | 57 minutes
The relationship of obesity and the decline of the family meal.
The Fanlight Collection | 2005 | 19 minutes
There are jobs without which society would not function. Who are those caretakers, the people who keep everyday life going, who keep the homes clean, provide food, and make it possible for the rest of us to live and work comfortably even during a pandemic? A tender yet radical tale of those who make sure society’s basics keep working even in time of crises; proudly and pragmatically told by themselves.
First Hand Films | 2022 | 50 minutes
The first feature documentary dealing extensively with Tibetan medicine.
Icarus Films | 1996 | 89 minutes
Tells the behind-the-scenes story of the global campaign to eradicate polio.
Bullfrog Films | 2004 | 56 minutes
Profiles seven people who spend most of their lives in online virtual worlds such as Second Life and World of Warcraft.
Icarus Films | 2012 | 86 minutes
Two people with intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy are united in their commitment to each other and to living their lives with dignity and grace.
The Fanlight Collection | 2010 | 41 minutes
In 2007, musician Kathryn Calder (of The New Pornographers) receives devastating news: her mother, Lynn, has two to three years left to live. She has ALS. A Matter of Time is a heart-breaking yet hopeful film that examines the power of love and music, and the inspiration, salvation, and possibility that occurs when these two forces intersect with the most challenging moment in a young musician’s life.
First Run Features | 2016 | 85 minutes
Explores the intersection of therapy and research of children with cerebral palsy as they grow in self-confidence and physical capability through participation in 'hippotherapy,' or physiotherapy involving horseback riding.
The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 27 minutes
A portrait of actor and director Alison Peebles as she faces the progress of her multiple sclerosis
The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 29 minutes