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Special screening includes a panel discussion with film producers Shoshana Ungerleider and Jim Mittelberger, and UCSF social worker Bridget Sumser, who is featured in the film

The film’s official release is May 4 worldwide, but our Summit attendees will be the first viewers of the short film END GAME outside of Sundance audiences. You won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity!

After our poster session and reception on Tuesday night, Summit attendees will be able to view the film right on site, in the ballroom of the Wyndham. Join your colleagues for this very special night as we all focus on looking at ways to educate and involve others in conversations surrounding life and death.

Following the screening, we’ll have a panel discussion and Q&A with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Dr. Jim Mittelberger, and Bridget Sumser. As many of you know, Dr. Ungerleider funded the film Extremis which was screened at last year’s Summit. She, along with Dr. Mittleberger and others, produced END GAME which was presented as part of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Bridget Sumser, another panelist, is a social worker from UCSF and is featured in the film. We look forward to having their perspective on the film overall and how it can be used to engage your community.


END GAME follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death — and dedicated to changing our thinking about both. The film was directed, produced, edited by Academy Award winners Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman.

Host a viewing of END GAME in your community

In addition to the film and the panel, attendees will also be able to learn about a free toolkit for using END GAME in their own communities. We know films like this create opportunities for local coalitions and other organizations to host events and facilitate conversations. That’s where our toolkit will come in—giving you the resources you need to host an END GAME viewing right in your backyard.

We’d love to help your group use END GAME, look for more information during this special event on April 10th.

Don’t have your tickets for the Summit yet? That’s the only way you’ll get to be a part of this very special evening. Register now and save $100 before prices go up again on March 9th. We can’t wait to see you there!

4 Responses to “Announcing the premiere of the film END GAME, just for our Summit attendees”

  1. Thana Christian

    I am a 66 year old medical social worker, in Oakkand, as well as a member of AC progressive Christian church, in Alameda, and would love to know how to arrange showings of this film for my social work department, and my church. I’m a big advocate of Palliative Care!! Thank you. Thana

  2. Anna Abraham

    I am interested in showing this documentary during hospice month in our facility. I work at the VA as palliative care coordinator.

  3. Gerrie Schipske

    I am teaching a community course on Advance Care Planning and would like to show this film as a conversation starter in our city.


    I am putting on a program at Sonoma State University and would like to get a copy of the film….
    is that possible?


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