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Illness in the Family
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…
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…
Here. Us. Now. - A Family's Fight to Bring Medical Innovation Home
Here. Us. Now chronicles one family's determined fight to transform the medical research system in order to speed drug discoveries for treating chronic and debilitating rare diseases, which are more commonplace than is widely known. Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmaker…
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
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…
Magic(s) - Healing Through Laughter
As a colorful medical magician conjures laughter and smiles from hospitalized sick and injured children throughout Israel, cultural and political tension remain throughout the country. MAGIC(S) explores this age-old conflict through personal opinions from Palestinian and Israeli inhabitants in an…
Last Chance
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,…