Instructions on Parting is a film that I have been talking about for the three years since I first saw it. I am thrilled to share this invitation to a discussion with filmmaker Amy Jenkins which includes a voucher that allows you to screen the film at home beforehand. While this film intimately documents the […]
1994, 44 minutes, Color With profound insight and a healthy dose of levity, the Academy Award-nominated COMPLAINTS OF A DUTIFUL DAUGHTER chronicles the various stages of a mother’s Alzheimer’s Disease and the evolution of a daughter’s response to the illness. The desire to cure the incurable-to set right her mother’s confusion and forgetfulness, to temper […]
the award winning film about Isaiah Owens, a funeral director in Harlem.
2018 40 minute documentary film by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman about terminally ill patients in a San Francisco hospital meeting medical practitioners seeking to change the perception around life and death.
This film from 2008 is about deathcare in rural Japan thru the eyes of a young man who returns to his home town and learns a “new” trade.
A beautiful intimate doc film about death within the life cycle of the family. website for the film
A Frontline Documentary by Atul Gwande M.D
a film by Allan King