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Out On DVD: 2011 CDS Filmmaker Award Winner, “How to Die in Oregon”

The winner of numerous honors, including the 2011 CDS Filmmaker Award and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Documentaries, How to Die in Oregon has been commercially released on DVD by Docurama Films . In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide, an option that more than 500 Oregonians have taken. Filmmaker Peter Richardson examines both […]


Full Frame Award Winners: CDS Filmmaker Award Plus Special Jury Award

Full Frame Award Winners: CDS Filmmaker Award Plus Special Jury Award

The 2011 Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award, one of eleven awards presented at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (held April 14–17 in downtown Durham, North Carolina), went to How to Die in Oregon, directed by Peter D. Richardson. The profound and deeply intimate film takes a piercingly close look at the struggle of […]