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Showing 1 - 10 of 11 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

The first feature documentary dealing extensively with Tibetan medicine.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 89 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

A vivid look at the benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation for a Parkinson's disease patient.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 31 minutes

The devastating impact of sickle cell disease.

The Fanlight Collection | 1999 | 14 minutes