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Little Stars - Accomplishing the Extraordinary in the Face of Serious Illness
Accomplishing the extraordinary in the face of serious illness. Little Stars tells the surprisingly life-affirming stories of young people living with life-limiting illnesses. Against the odds these youngsters are making the most of every moment thanks to the support of…
Precious Life - An Israeli Pediatrician and a Palestinian Mother Working to Save a Life
A prominent Israeli journalist documents the struggle of an Israeli pediatrician and a Palestinian mother as they try to get treatment for her baby who suffers from an incurable genetic disease. Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival .…
Illness in the Family
Part of the Series: Divorce, Illness, Grief & Loss - A Child's Perspective
When a serious illness strikes a family, it's natural for most of the attention to go to the sick one. The problem is that kids who aren't sick sometimes get lost in the shuffle. This can be hurtful in scary…
Funny You Don't Look Sick - An Autobiography of an Illness
2005 Merit Award Winner at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival. This intimate documentary self-portrait is told with humor and compassion. Susan Abod is a woman living with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) or…
Baby Blue
Part of the Series: Life on the Line - Coping with Natural Disasters, Disability and Illness- Season 1
Each year in Egypt alone, 20,000 children are diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Roukaia, a 2- year-old girl from Alexandria, Egypt, received her death sentence the day she was born. Watch as doctors from opposite sides of the globe work…
Last Chance
Part of the Series: Life on the Line - Coping with Natural Disasters, Disability and Illness- Season 2
For many, the difference between life and death depends on the country they were born in. Like 14-year-old Holman and 8-year-old Eva, who were both born with heart disease in Nicaragua. In their country, even if children survive the surgery,…