Here Now & Hereafter     Fri, May 4 @ 7:00 pm

From the profound (Vultures of Tibet) to the darkly hilarious (The Funeral of Harald Kramer), this package, which is rated 14+ (Coarse Language, Substance Abuse) has films that take the darkest subject and find light, humor or insight.

Rúbai    

As her classmates prepare for their First Holy Communion, Rúbai announces that she is an atheist and refuses to participate. Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Maga Media Teo. Voted as one of the Best of … Continue reading

Thoughts About Dying (Ajatuksia kuolevaisuudesta)    

When eight-year-old Antti’s parents tell him that it’s time for his old dog to go to the vet to be put down, the boy begins to think about death and wonder what it means. Won the Youth Jury Prize for … Continue reading

Vultures of Tibet    

Sky Burial, a private ritual that involves offering the bodies of Tibetan dead to wild griffon vultures, has become a tourist attraction. Burial sites are now highlighted on tourist maps and local officials charge admission to visitors who take photos … Continue reading

The Funeral of Harald Kramer (Das Begräbnis des Harald Kramer)    

On his first day of work, a young mortician is told the story of Harald Kramer, a man who suffered a head injury and appeared to be dead, but wasn’t. Harald could hear though and, due to the excellent chili … Continue reading

This Way Out    

Minnie and Maude struggle to keep Minnie’s Euthanasia Center afloat, but competition and government bureaucracy threaten to end it all … until the two come up with a plan to find people who really want to die, but just don’t … Continue reading