3rd Prize Best TV Documentary: 2007 International Polonia Multimedia Film Festival
Produced in association with the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, this powerful documentary looks at the concepts of compassion, dignity, quality of life, personal autonomy and choice. This production focuses on how the legalization of euthanasia would affect society, in particular those who are most vulnerable: the disabled, the elderly and those who are chronically ill. The film includes disability rights activist, Catherine Frazee and Palliative Care Nurse Consultant, Jean Echlin, as well as Wesley Smith, attorney for the International Task Force against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide and Terri Schiavo’s brother, Bobby Schindler. DVD includes discussion guide.
Length: 28.5 minutes
From the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops