after the sirens
Directed and produced by Kevin Eastwood, After the Sirens is a broadcast documentary about the epidemic of PTSD amongst paramedics. The suicide rate among Canada's first responders has reached crisis level and continues to rise each year. What's behind this? Why are the people who choose to save lives ending their own in record numbers? The documentary After the Sirens tells the stories of paramedics on the frontlines of the crisis.
Watch now on CBC.ca.
Directed & Produced by Kevin Eastwood
Produced by Optic Nerve Films for CBC Television
Distributed by Beyond International
‘After the Sirens’ reveals hidden epidemic of PTSD among paramedics - The Georgia Straight
Documentary reveals high rates of PTSD and suicide among paramedics - The Vancouver Courier
New CBC Doc looks at what’s ailing those who are helping - The Vancouver Sun
Winner: Mindset Award for Best Workplace Mental Health Reporting, CAJ Awards
Winner: Best Cinematography & Best Music Score, Leo Awards
Nominee: Best Documentary, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Nominee: Best Short Documentary Program & Best Direction, Leo Awards