Lessons for the Living

"Hope is a Thief."

Kathleen has been preparing for her own death for over ten years when she first volunteered for hospice care. And quite uniquely, she is also a hospice volunteer. Even with a terminal illness she continues on with a buddhist-like sensibility- seeing her end as just another thing that happens - just like her dinner parties.

Since the shooting of this film, Kathleen has passed away.

This is one segment from the documentary film Lessons for the Living

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DIRECTOR Lily Henderson
CINEMATOGRAPHER Ed David (kittyguerrilla.com)
ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY Alex Mallis (analectfilms.com)
PRODUCER Leslie Koren / Shani Hashaviah (fantasiafilmsproductions.com)

WORKSHOPPED BY the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective

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Lessons for the Living

Lily Frances Henderson PRO

A series of videos taken from the film Lessons for the Living.
More information at lessonsforthelivingfilm.com

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