The Oscars: Rethink Edition
It’s that time again–Oscar’s weekend, where the world reflects on the year’s best in film. We’re back with our own Rethink version and you won’t want to miss our some our fave screen work.
BEST “FEMALE-LEAD” IN A REALITY SERIES:
Meet Sarah: a comedian, actor, and mom navigating breast cancer (and everything else that comes with it!) with a friendly dose of humour. She’s taking us along on her wild, scary, occasionally humorous ride and documenting it all here.
BEST “8-WAYS-TO-TIE-A-HEADSCARF” VIDEO PRODUCTION:
For women undergoing chemo treatment, scarves provide protection and comfort during hair loss but they can also serve as a stylish accessory. In this video, we’ll show you eight ways to tie a headscarf so you can switch things up when the mood strikes.
BEST “THEY-DIDN’T-ACTUALLY-SAY-THAT” PICTURE:
We asked young women in our network with breast cancer (RYWN) what people have said to them about their breast cancer diagnoses and journeys. “Sh*t People Say When You Have Cancer” is a collection of what they told us.
BEST “FACES-OF-HIGH-RISK” DOCUMENTARY:
“High Risk,” a Rethink Breast Cancer film and Clark Stanley production is a documentary featuring seven young women at increased risk of breast cancer illuminating their experience of being high risk.
BEST “THE-WOMEN-OF-HER-2” CINEMATOGRAPHY:
“About Her” follows the unique stories of nine women diagnosed with one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer (HER2+). It’s beautiful, raw, emotional, and a must-see.
BEST “ANIMATED-SERIES” VIDEO SHORTS:
Wondering how to talk to kids about cancer? This family-friendly video series can help, thanks to tips for helping kids cope and visual tools to helps kids conceptualize what cancer is and what it does in the body.
BEST “GOTTA-HAVE-IT” VISUAL EFFECTS:
“How To Show Someone with Cancer You Give-A-Care” introduces the first line of products for young women with breast cancer, that actually understands young women with breast cancer. A personalized care package that acknowledges what she’s really going through, and gives her the care she really needs. Check it out at www.giveacare.ca.
BEST “THE-TRUTH-ABOUT-MBC” SHORT FILM:
“I Am Anna” tells the insightful story of Anna Craig: a mother, wife, artist, architect and young woman who lived with metastatic breast cancer and how she helped build a support network for young metastatic women.