A neurosurgeon consoles her student as he grieves over a patient he failed to save.

Director’s Statement

As humans, we tend to seek validation from others, especially in a position where we feel as though a tragic situation is our fault. We blame ourselves in fear of disappointing those we care about, even when faced with circumstances out of our control.

In TIME OF DEATH, Paul condemns himself over the death of a patient during surgery, and his teacher, Jeanine, helps him to realize that, in this instance, life had the upper hand.

My hope with TIME OF DEATH is that you develop a connection with one of these characters – wether it be the student seeking approval, or the teacher giving affirmation in a time of uncertainty or doubt. Maybe you’ll see yourself in a little of both.