Host a screening of Little Stars for World Hospice and Palliative Care day

The theme for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2015 which will take place on October 10, 2015 is “Hidden Lives / Hidden Patients”.

This year’s theme will focus on the patients living in unique conditions that often struggle with access to palliative care including children.

The ICPCN, WHPCA and Moonshine Movies are inviting organisations, activists and individuals to host a screening of Little Stars www.littlestars.tv

Little Stars: Accomplishing the Extraordinary in the Face of Serious Illness

This remarkable 52 minute film is presented by acclaimed British actor David Suchet CBE and features powerful stories from the USA, Italy, Malaysia, South Africa and Australia.

Hippocratic film applauded across Australia

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With only one city remaining in the Australian launch of the biographical documentary, Hippocratic, it is clear that the film has had great impact here.

One important feature has been the opportunity for Q&A after the movie, where audience members have a chance to delve deeper into the issues raised in the film, such as trying to understand the distressing ongoing shortage of morphine, an essential medication in pain management, a shortage that affects over 80% of the world’s population.

This issue alone should galvanise us to action, to demand change and accountability. However, long time advocates in this field know only too well how difficult it is to bring about change and improvements here.

Films such as Hippocratic are too few and APLI thanks Moonshine Movies for their commitment to contributing to change in a creative and positive way.


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