Today’s DOC NYC preview begins with the second of six shorts programs, thematically organized around beginnings and endings:
Directors: Emily Lobsenz & Ann Husaini
An obsession with fermentation changes a man’s perception of mortality.
LAST STOP IN SANTA ROSA
Director: Elizabeth Lo
A hospice for dying animals explores the ethics of euthanasia.
ANDREW & WENDY
Director: Josh Aronson
Based on a very personal experience, a couple credits music with the power to save lives.
COUNTING THE DEAD
Director: Catharine Axley
For 50 years, a woman tries to fully account for those who lost their lives in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Director: Jane McAllister (pictured above)
A Scottish government office regularly deals with all life’s major milestones – recording births, officiating marriages, and registering deaths – in a single day.
Why You Should Attend:
This collection addresses big questions in small packages with nuance, wonder, and even a healthy dose of humor.
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