‘Babenco: Tell Me When I Die’ is a Masterpiece About Loving Life

By Gregory Crofton How do you make a film about life when you’re dying? Héctor Babenco somehow figured it out. “I don’t know what came first, filming or being alive,” he says. “As if by filming, you’re living an extra…

A Gamer’s Secret Life and Death

To his mother, David Hance was a shy, nerdy Puerto Rican kid from the Bronx who had an unhealthy obsession with video games. To everyone else, he was Allied—a world-class esports champion, whose boisterous live-streams garnered thousands of views. For…

‘Weed the People’ Documentary Follows People with Cancer Who Receive Cannabis Treatments

Research has shown that cannabis has a number of health benefits, but because of federal regulations, access and further research is limited. A new documentary, “Weed the People,” follows several families as they navigate finding cannabis treatments for their children…

Fighting Cancer by Chasing Tornadoes

By Liam Saint-Pierre I often find my most interesting stories in unusual places. Last year I went to Duluth, Minn., from my home in Britain to film Chris Plys, an Olympic curler. On my last evening, Chris began telling a…

The Dorias: A Family Confronts Cancer Its Greatest Challenge

Meet the Dorais brothers — a pair of ski mountaineers, ER docs, and family men. The family men whose toughest battle is being fought far away from the mountains.

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