Peer-Recommended Resources: Movies and Documentaries

This month, we asked members to submit suggestions and recommendations for chronic illness related movies/documentaries and television shows, for caretakers, patients, students, and professionals. Thank you to all the members who submitted resources. Click the links below, or search for the titles in web browsers. If you would like to share additional resources on this topic, please add them in the comment section below so our list of peer-recommended resources keeps growing.

Alzheimer’s Disease

A Song for Martin

Amazon video: https://www.amazon.com/A-Song-Martin-Sven-Wollter/dp/B002WLESYO

 

Genius of Marian

Amazon video: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013IJM5YS

 

The Alzheimer’s Project

Amazon video: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006GLUOR6

 

Cancer

Wit

HBO Go: https://play.hbogo.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GVgXsZgOLAJG-tSMKAAAC?camp=Search&play=true

Amazon DVD: https://www.amazon.com/Wit-Christopher-Lloyd/dp/B00005MKKV

 

Chronic Pain

Pain Matters

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4Hwx99y02k

 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Unrest

Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80168300

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details?id=iTC0y4l1Jgc

 

Cystic Fibrosis

Three Lives

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/149875626

 

65_RedRoses

Amazon video: https://www.amazon.com/65_RedRoses-Eva-Markvoort/dp/B00A2KHIU8

 

Type 1 Diabetes

Sweet 16

Movie website: http://sweet16film.com/

 

Epilepsy

Seized: Inside the Mystery of Epilepsy

PBS: http://www.pbs.org/program/seized-inside-mystery-epilepsy/

 

Multiple Sclerosis

When I Walk

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details?id=hSrf9kf53Ew

 

Others

This Emotional Life

PBS: http://www.pbs.org/show/this-emotional-life/

Amazon video: https://www.amazon.com/This-Emotional-Life/dp/B003E3CMW4

 

Thank you to Ke Ding, M.S. and the SfHP list serve for helping with this section.

 

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