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Last year doctors at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California diagnosed 29-year-old Anahita Meshkin as brain-dead and refused to continue treating her for ethical reasons. However, her father's fight to keep his daughter alive led to two Uc San Francisco School of Medicine neurologists discovering that Anahita was not actually brain-dead, San Jose Mercury News reports. In lieu of operating on her infected, fractured hip because they felt treating a brain dead patient was unethical, doctors reportedly told Anahita's father, Mohammed Meshkin, that they wanted to take his daughter - who had been in a coma since 2007 following »
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The search is on for Screen International’s annual talent showcase.
Screen International is looking for new actors, writers, directors and producers to showcase in its 13th annual Stars of Tomorrow portfolio.
For the first time, Screen will open a direct line for recommendations, which should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open from now, the final deadline for submissions is June 1, 2016.
Candidates for inclusion in Screen International Stars of Tomorrow should be professional and with a track record, albeit brief, in the film business. They should be UK or Republic of Ireland nationals, ideally under the age of 30. Directors may not yet have shot their first feature. All names will be verified in a lengthy vetting process.
Stars of Tomorrow is the film industry’s most successful new talent showcase, with an unrivalled track record for discovering fresh UK and Irish actors and key creatives.
Screen International’s reviews editor and chief film critic Fionnuala Halligan »
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