Instructions on Parting

Instructions on Parting

Amy Jenkins, 2018, 1hr 35min
Documentary Feature
Saturday May 5th, 2pm

Greenpoint Film Festival 2014 Buy Tickets

“Instructions on Parting” weaves breathtaking artistic footage with cinema verite to tell an elegiac story about transformation, grief, and the essential nature of the collective human journey. Told in an unconventional visual style, the story evolves from the viewpoint of Director Amy Jenkins, whose first child is born while she negotiates the cancer diagnosis and slide toward death of three of her closest family members. By chronicling with her camera to interrogate loss, the filmmaker leads us to a bold and daring acceptance of our inevitable end.