Category: A Lens through Art and Literature

The Living Dead vs. The Dying Living

One of the most quoted scenes from the movie Cockneys vs. Zombies (2012) by Matthias Hoene takes place in a London nursing home, where the survivors are a group of old men and women…

Rejuvenating Old Age

Contemporary Latin American cinema is rejuvenating our perceptions of aging by keenly portraying the diversity of realities and problems the elderly often face. It shows the ways we live…

Dying Decisions: Lessons through Literature

Primum non nocere. First, do no harm. This creed, likely originating in the Hippocratic corpus and adopted in many parts of the world including much of Latin America, insists that medical…

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