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Discussions in Bioethics: The Courage of One's Convictions

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One of a series of short, open-ended dramas designed to stimulate discussion of values and ethics in relation to modern technology. Because of her religious convictions, a seventeen-year-old girl refuses medical treatment that will prolong her life. Her decision remains firm in spite of the pleas of her physician, who begins to question who has the right to determine a person's life or death.

1985, 14 min 57 s

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Prizes awarded to each of the eight films in the series - Category: Health and Medicine
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
March 25 1987 to April 4 2087, San Francisco - USA