November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Get Reel Film Series: OBIT
At The New York Times, a particular team of writers is entrusted with reflecting upon the luminaries, icons, and world leaders of our day. Here, we are introduced to those responsible for crafting these unequaled obituaries. As we are taken through their painstaking process, we learn about the pressures accompanying a career spent shaping the story of a life.
Semiahmoo Arts presents this film on Nov. 29, 7pm at White Rock Community Centre as part of the Get Reel Film Series program.
Vanessa Gould’s documentary “Obit” explores the inner workings of the New York Times obituaries desk, in immensely satisfying, cinéma-vérité style. Full review