When My Time Comes
After the death of her beloved husband John Rehm, Peabody-award winner Diane Rehm began to examine the option of medical aid in dying. After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, Diane’s late husband sought medical assistance in dying but found it was not a legal option where they lived. Interweaving the Rehms’ experience with those of other patients and families across the U.S. and expert opinion, this documentary feature offers a moving and informative examination of the right to die movement and the facts and the misinformation surrounding this controversial practice. Discussion with director Joe Fab, executive producer Diane Naughton, and subject Diane Rehm, moderated by Roberta Oster (VPM).
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Diane Rehm will sign copies of When My Time Comes, the companion book to the documentary, in The Paramount Theater’s Ballroom following the event. Copies of When My Time Comes can be purchased on site in the main lobby prior to and after the screening. Thank you to New Dominion Bookshop for their support of the book sales and signing.