the death debate
Produced and directed by Kevin Eastwood, The Death Debate is a 45-min documentary for Telus Optik about the small group of people who changed the laws around physician assisted-dying in Canada. The film chronicles the history of the issue, starting in 1993 when Sue Rodriguez challenged the law, through to the historic Supreme Court of Canada decision of 2015.
Watch it now on YouTube.
Directed & Produced by Kevin Eastwood
Edited by Aram Coen
Music by Andrew Harris
Produced by Optic Nerve Films for Telus Optik Local.
- Nominee: Best Direction of a Documentary Program, Canadian Screen Awards
- Nominee: Best Documentary (Social/Political), Yorkton Golden Sheaf Awards
- 'The Death Debate' examines Canada's Right To Die Movement - The West Ender
- Exploring The Death Debate (Video) - The Vancouver Sun