Suicide / Self Injury
Between the Lines
A visually lyrical, experimental documentary about women who cut themselves, this film explores the fine line between self-destructive behavior and self-preserving coping mechanisms.
The Choice of a Lifetime
The disturbing but ultimately inspiring stories of six people, 21 to 73 and from a variety of backgrounds, who stepped back from the brink of suicide.
Depression in Older Adults
Explores the prevalence of depression among the elderly, its causes, and approaches to treatment. The video features interviews with patients as well as commentary from professionals.
Help Me Die
Explores the controversial subject of euthanasia, through the stories of people who seek to end their pain through suicide, and others who choose hospice care.
Live and Let Go
Faced with terminal cancer, 76-year-old Sam Niver chooses to die with dignity and on his own terms. This will be a moving and provocative trigger for discussions of assisted suicide.
A Need to Connect
An honest, intimate portrait of a young woman who attempted suicide after the man she loved killed himself in her presence.
This powerful film explores the tragic aftermath of a young manís suicide, and its devastating impact on his entire family.
This unflinching portrait was filmed in Australia's Northern Territory, where Parliament was debating the world's first legislation guaranteeing terminally ill people the right to a physician-assisted death. It includes articulate testimony from physicians on both sides of this controversial issue, but its primary focus is on one courageous man's determination to confront death in his own way.
Toward Daylight (New Release)
Suicide is never the final word for those left behind. It alters lives forever and crosses all human boundaries. TOWARD DAYLIGHT kindles the hope necessary for the living to face, and then move on from, the pain and loss of suicide.
Two Films On End-Of-Life Issues
Help Me Die explores the controversial subject of euthanasia, and the issues involved when terminally ill loved ones ask a physician or family member for help in dying (48 minutes.) A Fate Worse than Death? follows several families who must decide whether to withdraw artificial life support from a loved one in a coma or vegetative state (50 Minutes.)
Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability for men under the age of 35. Narrated by an Olympic gold snowboarder, this documentary tells the story of three young men living with permanent brain damage from head injuries while pursuing extreme sports.