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Kings Point.

Author: Sari Gilman; Women Make Movies (Firm)
Publisher: Women Make Movies, [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2013. 2018.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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2013 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Short Subject, KINGS POINT tracks the stories of five residents of a retirement community in Florida who arrived decades ago with their health intact and spouses by their sides. Now that they and their community, comprised primarily of widowed women, face advanced age and mortality, paradise demands a higher price.. Through candid interviews the film exposes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ethnicity
Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sari Gilman; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1035148364
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from title frames.
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Event notes: Originally produced by Women Make Movies in 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 min.) : flv file, sound
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2013 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Short Subject, KINGS POINT tracks the stories of five residents of a retirement community in Florida who arrived decades ago with their health intact and spouses by their sides. Now that they and their community, comprised primarily of widowed women, face advanced age and mortality, paradise demands a higher price.. Through candid interviews the film exposes the dynamic interplay of their desire for independence, need for community, and ambivalence toward growing old. Filmmaker and Emmy nominee Sari Gilman deftly balances seriousness with humor, providing a bittersweet look at love, loss and self-preservation as well as a deeply empathetic portrait of aging in America and the American Dream's last act.. "This heartbreaking documentary astonishes ..." The Los Angeles Times.

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