RE: [Videolib] Film for Women in Medicine program

Agnes Varnum (agnes@frif.com)
Tue, 28 Aug 2007 15:01:39 -0400

Dear Ms. Gerharter: We distribute a film about Elizabeth Kübler-Ross called
FACING DEATH that might work well in your series.

Through her strong commitment to the subject, Kübler-Ross did much to
de-stigmatize dying and to draw attention to the treatment of the terminally
ill. This remarkably intimate film was produced in 2002, when Kübler-Ross
lived secluded in the desert, and was awaiting - as she says - her own
death, on the verge of the transition she researched so passionately.

More on the film: http://frif.com/new2003/death.html

Best regards,
Agnes Varnum
Marketing & Publicity Associate
First Run/Icarus Films
32 Court Street, 21st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Email: agnes@frif.com
Phone: (718) 488-8900
Fax: (718) 488-8642
http://www.frif.com

Can anyone suggest films that fit the theme "Women in Medicine"?

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Nicholle Gerharter
Reference Librarian
Natrona County Public Library
307 E. Second St.
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 237-4935
www.natronacountylibrary.org

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