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At the intersection between life and death lies the most difficult decision a family might ever make.

Academy Award nominated documentary short Extremis, now streaming on Netflix.

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We're thrilled to share that Extremis has received two Emmy nominations, including a nod for our brilliant editor Jeff Seymann Gilbert. A heartfelt thank you to all our supporters and congratulations to the other nominees!

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At the intersection between life and death lies the most difficult decision a family might ever make. Academy Award nominated documentary short Extremis, now streaming on Netflix.
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Thanks to Vox for choosing Extremis as its Movie of the Week, and for noting its timely relevance to the debate over the future of healthcare.

The film makes the difficult decisions families and patients face wrenchingly real.
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"The question is no longer can we sustain life, but should we?” Reflections on the film's vital questions, courtesy of KQED.

Filmed at Highland Hospital in Oakland, the empathetic documentary follows families grappling with end-of-life decisions.
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Thanks International Documentary Association for this insightful interview about the making of Extremis!

Tom White interviews Dan Krauss about his Oscar-nominated short film "Extremis," "a short and emotionally wrenching journey into the end-of-life care unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California."

Editor's note: Over the next few weeks, we at IDA will be introducing our community to the films that have been honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with an Oscar® nomination in the documentary category. You can see Extremis on Saturday, February 25 at 3:55 at the Writers Guild...
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"Gripping, suspenseful and moving." Wonderful review from A.O. Scott of the New York Times!

Often upstaged by the major categories, these short films offer a wide-ranging tour of world cinema.
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Our entire team is overjoyed at this incredible recognition and awed at what this nomination means for the people who courageously opened their lives to us. It is validation of the highest order that their stories will be shared widely and will impact the lives of many others.

Welcome to the full list of nominations for the 2017 Oscars.
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Tribeca Film Festival talks to director Dan Krauss about emotional honesty in filmmaking.

This Tribeca-selected documentary doesn't shy away from the distressing, day-to-day experiences of end-of-life care.
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California Magazine on moral complexity and the making of Extremis.

Moral complexity often rests at the heart of truly great films, and Dan Krauss has consistently gravitated toward documenting powerful stories on dubious ethical ground, where we see shades of grey, rather than sharp black and white.
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The "Kill Team" director talks about sensitively depicting families faced with ending a loved one's life at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California.
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Before the year ends, you must watch Dan Krauss's wrenching and important Extremis, a documentary short that has been shortlisted by The Academy and is on Netflix now after an award-winning premiere at Tribeca 2016.

Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.
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Thanks NPR for the wonderful discussion. Click below to listen!

Berkeley filmmaker Dan Krauss makes movies about people facing moral quandaries. His Oscar and Emmy-nominated documentary short, "The Death of Kevin Carter," examines the suicide of a controversial Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer. Krauss' feature documentary, "The Kill Team," looks at a soldier'...
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What a week! We've just been nominated for best short at the Cinema Eye Honors!

Cinema Eye Honors feature-film nominees include "I Am Not Your Negro," "OJ: Made in America," "Fire at Sea," "Cameraperson" and "Weiner"
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Thrilled to share that Extremis has been nominated for Best Short at the 32nd International Documentary Association Awards!

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced nominations and creative recognition awards for the 2016 IDA Documentary Awards. The 32nd edition of ceremony honoring nonfiction filmm…
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Wow! An incredible honor. We're so grateful to everyone who participated in the making of this film -- especially to the families who courageously shared their stories.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced the Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 89th Academy Awards. Five nominees will be chosen from the list of 10 films.
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