Redefining the traditional scope of documentary film in an electronic age, 65_RedRoses leaves viewers with a new appreciation of life and the digital world. This personal and touching journey takes an unflinching look into the life of Eva Markvoort as she battles the fatal disease Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and waits on the transplant list for new organs.
At 23, Eva needs a double lung transplant to live. Unable to be around other patients with her disease, Eva turns to the internet where she forms a strong connection with two American girls named Meg and Kina. Now at a critical turning point in their lives, the film travels the distance the friends cannot go themselves, capturing the compelling and often heartbreaking realities they face just trying to take each breath.
“HEART-WRENCHING and REWARDING.”—The National Post
“Medical documentaries don't get more intimate”—or more harrowing”—than THIS POWERFUL LOOK at a young Vancouver woman's wait for a life-saving double lung transplant.”—Norman Wilner, Now Magazine
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