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Voices of My HeART: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Movie Screening + Panel Discussion)

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Voices of My HeART: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Movie Screening + Panel Discussion)

Sat, 5 Oct 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Singapore Hospice Council is celebrating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019 with the screening of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl followed by a 30 minute post-screening panel discussion on Coping With Impending Death.

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FILM SYNOPSIS

Dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon / USA / 105mins / PG-13

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

“The film is touching and small, but also thoughtful and assured in a way that lingers after the inevitable tears have been shed and the obvious lessons learned.” A.O. Scott, The NYTimes

PANEL DISCUSSION: COPING WITH IMPENDING DEATH

There’s been many discussion about how we can cope with the death of a loved one. But how about coping with a loved one or friend who is about to pass away? Join us in the panel discussions to learn more about what to say or do when someone who is dying.


[Left to Right]

DR JAMIE ZHOU
Dr Jamie Zhou is a palliative care consultant working at the Division of Supportive and Palliative Care at the National Cancer Centre, Singapore. She has a passion for community engagement, and has been involved in using the performing arts to help the public understand palliative care.

MS CLARA SU
Ms Clara Su, Assistant Nurse Clinician (NUH), has a keen interest in paediatric hemato-oncology. She has 12 years of working experience specialising in advanced stem cell therapy, blood and marrow transplant. An awardee of the Healthcare Humanity Awards in 2014, she attends to emotional and psychological well-being of the children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.

MS ALEXIS YANG
Ms Alexis Yang Xinyan is a Freelance Creative Designer. She was diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure at 14 and renal cell carcinoma at 22. While pursuing her studies, she experienced two more cancer recurrences and severe septic shock that inspired her to create the Time of My Life project and write her BA degree dissertation in Design Communications.

MR SHERMAN HO (MODERATOR)
Mr Sherman Ho is the co-founder of Happiness Initiative, a social enterprise that focuses on improving the well-being and happiness of people in Singapore. He is also very passionate about film, having volunteered with the Singapore Film Society for more than 5 years.

Details

Date:
Sat, 5 Oct 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Events Category:
Website:
https://shc-movie.peatix.com/view

Presented by

Singapore Hospice Council

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Frequently Asked Questions

Participating is restricted to individuals above 18 years old due to safety reasons.

We strongly advise individuals with pre-existing medical conditions to seek advice from your doctor to determine their suitability for participation. Additionally, participants are required to sign a waiver disclosing any medical conditions, and there will be a safety briefing before the leap to further mitigate the risks.
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