Coco - On Dia de los Muertos, young would-be musician Miguel crosses into the afterlife on a quest to meet his ancestor and understand his family legacy. Winner of the Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards for Best Animated Film and the Oscar for Best Original Song. Available on Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, Google Play and Vudu.
Being Mortal-PBSFRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. In conjunction with Gawande’s book, Being Mortal, the film investigates the practice of caring for the dying, and shows how doctors — himself included — are often remarkably untrained, ill-suited and uncomfortable talking about chronic illness and death with their patients.
End Game - Facing an inevitable outcome, terminally ill patients meet extraordinary medical practitioners seeking to change our approach to life and death. Academy Award Nominee. Available on Netflix.
Extremis - Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end of life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.Academy Award Nominee. Available on Netflix
Books and Articles
Accompanying the Dying - A Practical, Heart-Centered Wisdom for End of Life Doulas and Health Care Advocates by Deanna Cochran, RN
Honoring the Mystery- Uplifting Insights from the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying by Barbara Morningstar.