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alter-NATIVE follows a year in the life of Native American fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.
When her 77-year old father sets out to kill himself, Susan Stern faces both the painful questions and embattled debate about choosing death.
Is it ever rational to choose death? Faced with her terminally ill father's calm decision to commit suicide and an in-law's slow decline on artificial life support, filmmaker Susan Stern confronts the difficult choices presented by dying in modern times.