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When our loved ones lose their strength and can no longer support us, it’s our turn to support them, and each other. Inspired by Tim's personal experiences with their mother's cancer diagnosis and treatment. A solo dance x spoken word film exploring family illness.

September 29, 2019

Trump’s declarations concerning Israel and a Palestinian immigrant’s uncle’s medical diagnosis conspire to throw the latter into crisis, push him into provocative encounters, and jeopardize his relationship.

May 16, 2016

Andrea is devastated after learning her sister has leukemia, but a closer look will reveal that there is something hidden in her psyche.

October 20, 2017

Two brothers are going through financial difficulties to pay for their mother's medical treatment. One of them also has a significant debt that endangers his life.

A young wife discovers that she has Hodgkin's Disease. It can be treated, but complicating the situation is the fact that she is pregnant and the treatment can endanger the life of her unborn baby as well as herself.

A family tragedy during the recession of 2008, catalyzed by unemployment, personal crisis, and illness.

March 12, 2019

Lotte (18) and Roos (16) are sisters and both have Usher syndrome. That means they will soon become deaf and blind. It is not known how fast that will go, but they already see and hear a lot worse than their peers. How do these two high-spirited girls deal with their development into adulthood, while the time bomb of deafness and blindness ticks inexorably? They are not deterred from getting the most out of life: Lotte is studying to become a photographer and Roos is passing her final exams. At the same time, they also want to do a few things before it is too late, such as seeing the Northern Lights with their own eyes. Director Kim Smeekes followed Lotte and Roos for the film for two years.

July 8, 2006

A documentary that records the daily life of a mother with a limited life expectancy and a grandmother, directed by the daughter, Haruyo Kato.

July 26, 2019

The A.I. system in a home informs a woman that her husband has a certain condition. And now she has to make a very tough choice.

September 15, 2007

Adaptation of Mayu Ohara's autobiography.

August 17, 2018

A struggling actor's life is turned upside down when his estranged mother appears on his doorstep with a terminal illness.

October 11, 2018

At a time where there were no alarm-clocks, an old men worked as an awaker. Every day he walked the long way from his house to the village until he gets an old shiny bell.

A sick boy's toy rabbit comes to life. Part of the Enchanted Musical Playhouse series. Marie Osmond played the part of the Velveteen Rabbit. Songs were composed by the Sherman Brothers.

January 20, 2015

Selfie is a pop culture in Hong Kong. Other than entertaining oneself, taking selfie can be an artistic work of personal photography. In general, people have negative feelings towards selfie, but it does carry alternative and in-depth meanings such as capture the moment and understanding oneself.

February 1, 2016

Vince is a 13-year-old drummer. His father, Fred, is 48, and a faded guitarist and singer rock "star." He’s going to play with him one of his old tunes at his middle school summer party. The trouble is chain-smoker Fred doesn’t really have a voice any more. Besides, Fred is not really his father…

October 24, 2015

Tetsuo Togami (Shono Hayama) is in the 2nd grade of high school. Due to a fight, he is hospitalised. There, he meets Maiko Takashiro (Chika Arakawa). She has an incurable disease. She also has a hearing disability and is unable to talk. At first, Tetsuo becomes embarrassed, but begins exchanging text messages with Maiko. Through the text messages he begins having feelings for her. Even after his discharge from the hospital, he goes to visit Maiko everyday. They promise to go out together on Maiko's birthday, but her condition worsens.

April 14, 2016

A thirteen-year-old girl named Daisy, who suffers from terminal Epidermolysis Bullosa, meets Stinky, a British war veteran and drug addict. Like Peter Pan, Stinky is stuck in Neverland and like Wendy, Daisy inspires him to change his ways - helping him learn to appreciate life, find hope and find the kind of love that she knows she will never get to experience.

September 20, 2015

In a primary school classroom, teacher Liliane anxiously awaits an important phone call. Her student Mathieu is even more of a disturbance than usual, but after Liliane receives a distressing call from the hospital, Mathieu rallies the students to turn a difficult day for Liliane into a magical one.

March 3, 2014

Two co-workers eat some contaminated apples. At dinner, a couple of nights later, they discover a truth more bizarre and horrifying than they could ever have imagined.

January 1, 2004

A paediatrician asks Louis 'to brush the teddy's toes', indicating that Louis's own are somehow developing differently... (http://explore.bfi.org.uk/4ce2b8ab5d636).

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