LIKE GLOVES FULL OF SAND

Documentary film for ARTE’s “Theme Night” By Reinhild Dettmer-Finke WDR / TAG / TRAUM 2006, 75 min. Ger./ Fr. / Eng. Subtitles /45 min. 3sat

The film follows the lives of six people who live with the deadly motor neuron disease, ALS. It questions how they can manage to live a fulfilled life, knowing death is so near. It shows what we know about ALS so far, asks why we know so little and presents which therapies are being developed.

 

Awards

Grand Prix (2000 €) at the 8th “International Life-Style Film Festival of Szolnok” in Hungary.
Gold Award from the international World Media Festival 2008 in Hamburg, Germany.