How do we respond to the impending inevitability of death? Might it, in fact, be possible to experience a ‘good death’? End of Life took four years to complete, during which the directors trained as end-of-life doulas and filmed hundreds of hours of interactions with their subjects. The result is an intimate meditation that focuses on the bodies and living spaces of five individuals approaching death, capturing the temporal poetics of the final moments of life. The film offers ambivalence in place of easy answers, and invites the viewer to reflect on their own relationship with mortality.Screening will be followed by Q&A with Paweł Wojtasik.
Against the backdrop of a once-bustling, now
deserted metropolis, a therapist begins to
examine the urban unconscious of his patients.
He starts slowly, with the innocuous question
of what sort of animal the patients’...
Walerian Borowczyk is perhaps one of the most well-known Polish artists in the West, popular for his early animated films and a series of French productions. From the height of his fame in the 1970s, Borowczyk took a sharp tumble,...