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Black Lives Matter Documentary Film Series: Homegoings

Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life. Filmed at Owens Funeral Home in New York City’s historic Harlem neighborhood, Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, where funeral rites draw on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration. Combining cinéma vérité with intimate interviews and archival photographs, director Christine Turner’s Homegoings paints a portrait of the dearly departed, their grieving families and a man who sends loved ones “home.” 2013.  51 minutes.

February 25 at 7 PM. Link to join: https://app.kosmi.io/room/cx4qdv

This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS www.pbs.org/pov

Check out our other BLM Documentary Films screening this month. All showtimes are at 7 PM.

February 2: 13th

February 11: Whose Streets?

February 16: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson