Imagine going for a regular mammogram and then getting called to go back in for deeper examination. Then imagine having to hear your doctor tell you that he’s 90% sure that the results show a tumor and it’s breast cancer.
A sleep epidemic swept over Kalachi for about three years. The causes remained unknown for a long time even though quite a few scientists worked tirelessly to come up with possible reasons for this condition.
This award-winning documentary, originally released in 2010, tells the true story of a medical doctor and PhD biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, founder of the Burzynski Research Institute, a bio-pharmaceutical company that is committed to developing cancer treatments based on genomic and epigenomic principles.
Raised in the city, Brion Whitfold grew up without knowing much about his Ojibway culture or heritage. Then he was diagnosed with diabetes and the more Brion’s health deteriorated, the deeper his interest grew in connecting with his origins.
This documentary was aired in 2007. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Zürich, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. The Suicide Tourist aired on Canadian Television (CTV), worldwide (all media) and on the Toronto International Film Festival.