Instructions on Parting

Thursday, April 12, 5:30 PM

Instructions on Parting
Director: Amy Jenkins
Documentary
90 minutes
USA

An observational portrait of an American family navigating the cycles of birth and death, echoing the natural world around them. Told in an unconventional visual style, the story evolves from the viewpoint of director Amy Jenkins, whose first child is born while she negotiates the cancer diagnosis and slide toward death of three of her closest family members. Profound and visually stunning, the film offers a rare and intimate view of the human experience.

Posted in Competition 2018, Feature