WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH, 7:00PM
CHRISTINE TURNER, 2013, 51 MIN
Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life in Christine Turner’s Homegoings. 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.
Q&A with director Christine Turner and Isaiah Owens to follow screening.
This screening is part of Films by Firelight: A Documentary Film Series in Harlem, presented in partnership with Firelight Media.