On Living and the End of Life
Randy Guest with Palliative Manitoba
Program: WITH ART
Medium: Documentary Film
On Living and the End of Life is a documentary film made by Randy Guest with Palliative Manitoba. The short film created through the Winnipeg Arts Council’s WITH ART Community Public Art Program explores how to prepare for end of life, death as a part of life and how to grieve. Staff members, volunteers and individuals supported by Palliative Manitoba provide a window into the palliation process and how much the individual relationship between patients and caregivers matter.
The Film premiered at the Provincial Palliative Care Conference, Weathering the Seasons of Growth and Change, Sep 16 - 17, 2021. Watch it on Vimeo here.
In the media:
- Canstar Community News, posted October 15, 2021:Documentary brings forth tough conversations
As a long-time producer and director, Randy Guest explores the truth, perseverance, challenges and triumphs of communities through filmmaking. Randy also shares his talents teaching filmmaking and his organic process of seeing the world and creating 'new worlds' through the lens. He has created thousands of short film projects with youth. His music video for “The Cup Song Berens River” went viral with over 70,000 views on YouTube.
Palliative Manitoba is changing the conversation about death and dying and is focused on helping individuals live as fully as possible until the end of life. Serving as a vital resource for individuals, families and caregivers, Palliative Manitoba provides programs, services, education and information in an effort to lessen the inevitable stress during life’s final journey.