Doc Shorts: Facing Adversity
Examinations of how subjects navigate difficult issues.
Big Party on the Other Side
After learning she has less than six months to live, Rosalee plans for her burial on Hart Island, a mass grave where New York City’s unclaimed, unidentified bodies are interred.
Care in Chaos
The administrator of the busiest abortion clinic in North Carolina must cope with the hundreds of protesters who congregate outside on a daily basis, disrupting patients and staff while the police look on indifferently.
Jay, who was born intersex but raised female and now paints auras of deceased pets and guardian angels, recalls growing up in rural 1950s Minnesota.
A Letter for Sang-Ah
Two single mothers — one of whom was forced to give her child up for adoption — fight for justice and acceptance within South Korean society.
A doctor balances on a moral high wire by participating in executions while personally opposing capital punishment.