Titles tagged "death and dying"
After the Fall: HIV Grows Up
Today, there are thousands of young adults living with HIV who need government and charity assistance in their battle with this disease. Unfortunately, discrimination against HIV positive people is still a fact of life, and funding for treatment is shrinking. After the Fall attempts to give a generation of those affected a voice and garner support for them and for the prevention of HIV in the future.
The (Dead Mothers) Club
The (Dead Mothers) Club tells the story of three women- a Southern artist redefining herself through her art; a high school senior struggling to gain independence; and a Brazilian living in NY, navigating first-time motherhood – all of whom lost their mothers during adolescence.
Three years after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children and six educators on December 14, 2012, the small New England town is a complex psychological web in the wake of yet another act of mass killing at the hands of a disturbed young gunman. Kim A. Snyder’s searing NEWTOWN documents a traumatized community fractured by grief and driven toward a sense of purpose.
New Orleans is the murder capital of the United States. For the last decade, statistics have shown murder rates four to six times higher than the national average. Shell Shocked starts at the surface of New Orleans’ murder epidemic and delves into the hearts and minds of those whose lives are most deeply impacted—the youth who live in fear of violence, the parents who grieve a wound that will never fully heal, and the mentors who are saving lives.
Stopping for Death
Stopping For Death follows four people working a job few would desire: tending to the needs of the dying. They are nurses, but they are also therapists, entertainers, disciplinarians, and family to these patients. Filmed at one of the only full-time residential hospices in the country, this film creates an authentic portrait of a day-in-the-life of the hospice.