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Oscar Winning Filmmaker John Zaritsky Passed Away At The Age Of 79


Filmmaker John Zaritsky, who was Oscar Winner Filmmaker, departed from the world at 79. Filmmaker John ( John Zaritsky ) breathed his last at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada. Let us tell you; that John Zaritsky died due to heart failure ( John Zaritsky Passed Away ).

John had produced many films in his career. In 1983, he made ‘Just Another Missing Kid’. John received the Oscar Award for Best Documentary Feature for this film. According to the report, Zaritsky died on March 30 at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada due to cardiac arrest.

John Zaritsky’s illustrious 40-year career

During his 40-year career, John Zaritsky worked on a trilogy of documentaries on thalidomide, which was introduced in Europe in the late 1950s. John Zaritsky also mainly worked on light-hearted documentaries, with ‘Ski Bums being his favourite. John Zaritsky’s work has been broadcast in 35 countries. At the same time, his films have been screened in more than 40 film festivals worldwide, including Sundance and Toronto.


John did so many awards in his name.

Let me tell you; John also won the Cable Ace Award in 1987 for Rapists: Can They Be Stopped. He received the Golden Gavel Award from the American Bar Association for ‘My Husband is Going to Kill Me. Kennedy Foundation Award for “Born in Africa”, ​​and in 1994 John received the DuPont-Columbia Prize for Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo.

John made ‘Right to Die.’

John also directed and produced the documentary Right to Die’. This documentary is also known as ‘The Suicide Tourist. The film also discussed the case of Betty and George Combius, a Canadian couple seeking legal approval for their suicide settlement.

‘Right to Die’ got Karafi’s attention at that time. It got a lot of publicity in the UK when it aired in December 2008. According to the Associated Press, the ‘documentary … was shown on Canadian, Swiss TV and at several film festivals. After which, a controversy also arose from this.

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