During the Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (15 – 21 March 2019), A DIGNIFIED DEATH (a film by Jesse van Venrooij, Netherlands) will have its North American Premiere. The screening will take place on 20 March, 9 PM at the Cinema Village, 22 East 12th street New York, 10003. Tickets via the schedule of the Festival, by clicking her. Both cineast and doctor that applied the euthanasia will be present for a Q&A afterwards.
A dignified Death is a film about his mission, breaking the taboos, but also about intense fellowship and farewell. Eelco chooses death by legal euthanasia. Under strictly specified circumstances, physicians in the Netherlands are allowed to perform euthanasia and assisted suicide at the request of a patient. The films shows the last moments of a man with unbearable and hopeless mental suffering. It was Eelco’s wish to record the last stage of his life but also to show the world how his bereaved deal with his death afterwards. His mission: to bring mental suffering and death as a solution into the open in our society. The official trailer can be seen here.