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‘End Game’ Nominated For Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has highlighted films on death and dying in recent years. BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org “End Game” has been nominated for the Oscar for best documentary short. The 40-minute short directed by Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman focuses on a handful of San Francisco Bay […]

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“End Game” Shortlisted For Oscar

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org “End Game” has made the shortlist for the Oscar for best documentary short. The 40-minute short directed by Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman focuses on a handful of San Francisco Bay Area families grappling with disease, death and denial. The film was made available for streaming on Netflix […]

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New Film Explores The New York Times’ Obits

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA A charming new documentary explores the obit writers of the nation’s most prestigious newspaper. In Obit, director Vanessa Gould goes behind the scenes at The New York Times’ Obituary Desk. The obits are still among the paper’s best-written and most-read articles. Although nobody seeks them out at parties, the legendary writers at The New York Times […]

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‘Extremis,’ A Documentary On End Of Life Care, Receives Oscar Nomination

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Extremis, a powerful documentary exploring end of life-decision-making, has been nominated for Best Documentary Short by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Directed by Academy Award and Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker Dan Krauss, it focuses on the “harrowing decisions” that doctors, families and seriously ill patients often face at the end of life. Krauss was […]

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