Thursday, October 9
Introduced by director Michael Roemer
(1976) Last days: Sally, 46, bonds with her elderly mother as they take things day to day; Bill, in his early 30s, stoically goes on while his wife loses herself in rage; grandfatherly Reverend Bryant preaches a final sermon, then goes back South one last time. Three different cinema verité’s Ikiru’s, filmed over a two-year period. Print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 80 min. 16mm.
“An intimate portrait… a camera probe into forbidden reaches of our fears.”