This Activity is designed to examine the concepts, issues, and dilemmas related to Death and Dying through the study of film. Your task is to view and discuss films that explore themes related to death and dying. Examples include: The Life of David Gale, Big Fish, or Steel Magnolias along with many others. In your discussion of the film, consider the following questions:
How does the film present the process of death and dying?
What are the most important characteristics of the dying individual and his/her family?
Are issues of personal choice and/or control over one’s own death addressed?
Is the grief process addressed? If so, how?
Is the caregiver experience addressed? If so, how?
Be sure to include 10-12 slides, and include at least 3 references in APA format.