By Barry Johnson
Portland filmmaker Peter Richardson’s award-winning documentary, How to Die in Oregon, will have its HBO premiere at 8 p.m. Thursday. The film explores Oregon’s 1994 Death With Dignity Act through the stories of several patients with terminal diseases, including Cody Curtis, right center, a liver cancer patient, whose intimate and conflicted feelings about ending her own life are explored in depth. The film won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Here's a clip of Richardson talking about the project.