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  1. Film Stars Don’t die in Liverpool (2017)

    Director
    Paul McGuigan
    Producer
    Barbara Broccoli; Andrew Noble; Colin Vaines
    Subject
    Shakespeare

    Based on the memoir of the actor Peter Turner (played by Jamie Bell), Annette Bening plays the Hollywood movie star Gloria Grahame with whom Turner had a relationship during the latter period of her life....

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  2. "Dying Well": Enacting Medical Ethics (2015)

    Subject
    Medical sciences; Philosophy

    A cross-disciplinary symposium held at Barts Pathology Museum, London 26 September 2015. Medical professionals, lawyers, ethicists, policy makers, humanities scholars, cultural practitioners and patient...

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  3. Your Days Are Numbered: The Maths of Death (2012)

    Subject
    Health Education; Mathematics

    A short extract from the award winning stand-up comedy show Your Days Are Numbered exploring the dark yet funny side of the statistics which often inform health campaigns. Comedy double act Timandra Harkness...

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  4. Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (2012)

    Subject
    Religious studies; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £585.00

    Ideas about the soul and the afterlife, of sin and God’s purpose have shaped human thinking for thousands of years. Religious rituals remain embedded in the major events of our lives. In this...

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  5. There is Nothing Wrong with My Uncle (2012)

    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 62 minutes), £50.00

    Nigerian writer Dul Johnson returns to the land of the Tarok people in Nigeria to observe the local death rituals and the Tarok ways of dealing with grief and honouring the departed. This film provides a...

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  6. How Long Have I Got Doc? (2012)

    Subject
    Health Education; Medical sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL), £29.99

    A powerful training tool for GPs which was released to coincide with research by Dying Matters which revealed that increasing GPs’ confidence in talking to patients about dying and death can transform end...

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  7. Life After Death (2012)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Religious studies; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 52 minutes), £49.00 (DVD), £20.00 (1 Year Digital Licence), £49.00 (3 Year Digital Licence)

    Ideas about the soul and the afterlife, of sin and God’s purpose have shaped human thinking for thousands of years. Religious rituals remain embedded in the major events of our lives. In this...

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  8. Seven Wonders of the Microbe World (2012)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 35 minutes), £49.00 (DVD), £20.00 (1 Year Digital Licence), £49.00 (3 Year Digital Licence)

    Microbes have given us some devastating diseases, everything from the Black Death to cholera, syphilis, typhoid and the occasional yeast infection. But our microbial friends have also done us some good....

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  9. Donated to Science (2011)

    Director
    Paul Trotman
    Subject
    Biology; Medical sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 44 or 80- minute versions), (student version) US $30; (academic version) US $75

    The Otago Medical School in New Zealand is one of the last medical schools in which students still perform significant human dissection. This film, from medical documentary maker Paul Trotman (a doctor...

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  10. Dying Wish (2010)

    Subject
    Medical sciences; Social welfare
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 29 minutes), £30.00

    A film of a courageous 80-year-old retired surgeon with terminal cancer facing his final days with the help of a loving family and a supportive hospice team. We see him with his family and carers as he takes...

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