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Man on Earth
September 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm EDT
Bob is a funny 65 year old Jewish New Yorker who went to Woodstock at 15, designed bathrooms for Elton John and Janet Jackson and only has one week to live. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Bob invites filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson to document his death. Man on Earth is a profound portrait of Bob wrestling with love, regret and his looming mortality. It is a deeply moving meditation on the nature of time, and the paradoxes that arise when you are forced to choose the exact moment of your death.
Deeply compassionate, Man on Earth poses the big questions, “How do we face death when it comes?” and “What does it mean to live a complete life?” told to us by a man who is feeling everything with incandescent intensity. An engrossing, surprisingly funny and deeply entertaining piece of cinematic storytelling, Man on Earth will inspire powerful conversations around how we face death and how we can lead a richer, more emotionally fulfilled life today. It is a powerful act of cinematic compassion.
2023 | 98 mins | US, Australia | English | Color | Documentary, portrait
Courtesy of Amiel Courtin-Wilson / Flood Projects