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Horror Movie Director Puts the End of Life in a Positive Light

 

Movie Review: The Nurse With the Purple Hair

Sean Cunningham is a movie producer and director best known for the original Friday the 13th. In his horror movies, Cunningham plays on people’s fear of death. But in a new documentary, The Nurse With the Purple Hair, he shows us that death doesn’t have to be scary.

Festival Raises Money for Charity with the Help of Sean Cunningham

Bloody-disgusting.com:

The genre festival circuit is just ramping up at the moment, but the end of the season always bows out on a high in Wales with Abertoir.

Horror King Turns Hospice Helper  

The Irish News:

Best known for horror hits Last House on The Left and Friday The 13th, US film-maker Sean S Cunningham's latest project is a documentary about the vital role played by hospice care workers. He spoke to David Roy about a charity screening in Belfast in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice

Sean Joins the Journey with Deanna Podcast

Podcast:

The Nurse With the Purple Hair and Journey with Deanna

How to Prepare for a Good Death

 

Zen Hospice Project:

Wise words and solid advice from BJ Miller, who thinks deeply about the end of life as head of the Zen Hospice Project.

 

The Art of Dying Well

 

Deathbed Etiquette:

When hospice nurse Laurie McKay arrived at the emergency room, her patient -- a man in his early sixties with terminal cancer and now a fractured hip -- told her: "I knew you would be coming someday, but today my wife and I were supposed to be getting on a cruise ship."

How Families are Giving a Fantastic Trip to Loved Ones in Hospice

CNET:

When hospice nurse Laurie McKay arrived at the emergency room, her patient -- a man in his early sixties with terminal cancer and now a fractured hip -- told her: "I knew you would be coming someday, but today my wife and I were supposed to be getting on a cruise ship."

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THE NURSE WITH THE PURPLE HAIR is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of THE NURSE WITH THE PURPLE HAIR must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only. The value of THE NURSE WITH THE PURPLE HAIR DVD is $20. Any contribution above that amount is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.