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The Last Days of Living

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A film about the Palliative Care Unit of the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montréal. An interdisciplinary team helps terminally ill patients and their families come to grips with the facts of death. Efforts are concentrated not on prolonging life, but on making the last days of living more comfortable and rewarding.

1980, 57 min 52 s

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Gold Medal - Category: Specialized Information Films
Medikinale International
September 15 to 19 1982, Marburg - Germany

Grand Prize of the University of Marburg
Medikinale International
September 15 to 19 1982, Marburg - Germany

Chris Bronze Plaque
International Film and Video Festival
October 29 1981, Columbus - USA

Best of Show
HEMA (Health Education Media Association) Film Festival
April 9 1981, Philadelphia - USA

Gold Plaque - Category: Social Issues
International Film Festival
November 7 to 26 1980, Chicago - USA

Honorable Mention
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
October 8 to 19 1980, San Francisco - USA

Honorable Mention
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
October 8 to 19 1980, San Francisco - USA