First Steps

First Steps

Available on DVD

At just the age of 26, Vancouver filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. First Steps is a short personal diary on film, documenting how his world changed over the first four years of this neurological disorder.

I See Stars

I See Stars

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A fluke brain injury begins a young woman's lifelong battle with addiction, depression and medication.

Love at Second Sight

Love at Second Sight

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Facially different David Roche and his lovely wife Marlena Blavin share their stories with a spellbound middle-school audience.

Marianne Matters

Marianne Matters

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Marianne Matters is a documentary about a 51 year old woman who has schizophrenia. Without the help of her sister, she would have fallen through the cracks of society a long time ago.

Patience and Absurdity

Patience and Absurdity

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Family love triumphs over Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis as a spunky Irish immigrant, "new to Alzheimer's" joins forces with her daughter, who is living with MS, to make a cup of tea.

Surviving Eugenics

Surviving Eugenics

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In 1996, Leilani Muir won a landmark legal case against the Canadian province of Alberta for wrongful sterilization and confinement at the Provincial Training School in Red Deer, an institution for "mental defectives". Surviving Eugenics traces the history and ongoing significance of eugenics in Canada.

UNDEFEATED. An intimate portrait of Parkinsons

UNDEFEATED. An intimate portrait of Parkinson's

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Inspirational and raw, UNDEFEATED features five individuals living with Parkinson's, the second-most-common neurological disorder after Alzheimer's. All led very active lives and continue to be as active as they can. They share a wealth of information on daily challenges they face--while shopping, driving, getting dressed, shaving, representing a client as a courtroom lawyer, hiking, and many more.