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:


Genius of Marian

Amazon video:


The Alzheimer’s Project

Amazon video:





Amazon DVD:


Chronic Pain

Pain Matters



Chronic Fatigue Syndrome



Google Play:


Cystic Fibrosis

Three Lives




Amazon video:


Type 1 Diabetes

Sweet 16

Movie website:



Seized: Inside the Mystery of Epilepsy



Multiple Sclerosis

When I Walk

Google Play:



This Emotional Life


Amazon video:


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


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