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This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)

Premiered: July 5, 1988

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Season 11, Episode 8 The Vanishing Line

First Aired: July 21, 1998

Thought-provoking issues related to death and dying are addressed by physician-filmmaker Maren R. Monsen, who focuses on the patients of a colleague. Included: questions of feeding tubes, life support, hospice care, legal formalities and coping with grief.