On Friday, May 15th, Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort won Silver in the category of "Best Public Affairs Program, Documentary or News Special" at the Milwaukee Press Club's 85th Annual MPC Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism ceremony held at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Milwaukee.
On Thursday, April 16th (National Healthcare Decisions Day), producers Michael Bernhagen and Terry Kaldhusdal were privileged to screen the Director's cut of their Emmy-nominated film, Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Breaking news... the PBS cut of Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort will air in Prime Time across the nation on the WORLD Channel on Sunday, June 28th at 10 p.m. EST.
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On Friday, March 27th, The Telly Awards named Michael Bernhagen and Terry Kaldhusdal as Bronze winners in two categories during the 36th Annual Telly Awards competition for their work on Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort. One award was for the documentary itself and the other for directing.
On Wednesday, March 25th, the Milwaukee Press Club (MPC) announced the preliminary results of its 85th Annual MPC Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Competition and Consider the Consider 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort is among the finalists for "Best Public Affairs Program, Documentary or News Special".
FROM THE CONSIDER THE CONVERSATION ARCHIVES
On April 17, 2011, California's State Teacher of the Year, Alan Sitomer, delivered a powerful commencement address to the graduating class of National University in Sacramento.
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To celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day, Emmy-nominated filmmakers Michael Bernhagen and Terry Kaldhusdal are pleased to announce they will collaborate with Rainbow Hospice Care, Fort HealthCare, and UW Health Partners-Watertown Regional Medical Center to host a free community screening of the Director's cut of Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort at the AMC Star Cinema in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin on Thursday, April 23rd.
Released within months of each other, three new pieces of critically acclaimed work - one an Emmy nominated PBS documentary and the other two best selling Amazon books - are touching the lives of thousands and helping change the American culture as it pertains to end-of-life communication.