Lessons For The Living

Lessons for the Living” is a poignant, yet uplifting documentary about “the experience of death, and what it teaches us from those who surround themselves with it.” Directed by Lily Henderson, the 55 minute documentary is a series of interviews with hospice volunteers and caregivers.

Watch a 2 minute excerpt from the film, where Kathleen, a terminally ill patient (and interestingly enough, a hospice volunteer, herself), talks with a calm, Zen-like acceptance about her impending demise.

Kathleen has passed away since the filming of the documentary.

If you are interested to learn more about the documentary, please click here to visit the official site.

Link to Dying and Dinner Parties from ThinPlace Pictures on Vimeo.

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