San Francisco

15—21 April, 2019

Reimagine End of Life is a week exploring big questions about life and death. Join the City of San Francisco in a community-wide conversation. 

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Monday, April 16

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"Homegoings" Film Screening and Discussion

Hosted By

Angela Hennessy // The School of the Dead

"Homegoings" is a documentary about Isaiah Owens, a renowned funeral director in Harlem. The film paints a portrait of the dearly departed, their grieving families and a man who sends loved ones home. Join us for post-film discussion with interdisciplinary artist Angela Hennessy and public theologian and poet Marvin K. White.

Mon. April 16
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6:00pm-9:00pm

Free


Thursday, April 19

Film

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"Nine to Ninety" Documentary Screening and Discussion

Hosted By

On Lok

Join us for a screening of the award-winning PBS short documentary film "Nine to Ninety," an intimate short documentary that provokes conversation about aging with dignity. The screening will be followed by a facilitated conversation about reaction to the film.

Thu. April 19
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2:00pm-4:00pm

FREE

'When the Fall Comes' Film Screening and Creative Response Workshop

Hosted By

Filmmaker and Arts Educator Adriana Marchione

Join Adriana Marchione, filmmaker, arts therapist and educator for a special screening of her documentary short, 'When the Fall Comes' followed by an experiential arts workshop inviting responses to grief through the language of creativity.

Thu. April 19
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7:00pm-9:30pm

$20, 25


Friday, April 20

Film

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Reimagine Film Festival - Early Afternoon Session

Hosted By

Reimagine + Sound Off Films

Session 1 (of 3) - On Living and Dying

The Reimagine Film Festival is a day-long experience with 3 sessions. Part 1/3, the early afternoon session, includes films that focus on living at the end of life, as opposed to the finality of death and dying.


*NOTE: If you purchase tickets to the evening session, which features a conversation with Pixar’s Lee Unkrich, director of Academy Award winner ‘Coco,’ followed by a special screening of this spectacular film, you will a receive a 75% off discount code via email for this session. So purchase your evening session tickets first!


Fri. April 20
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Marina Theater

12:30pm-3:00pm

$15 ($5 if you purchase the evening session featuring 'Coco' first)

Reimagine Film Festival - Late Afternoon Session

Hosted By

Reimagine + Sound Off Films

Session 2 (of 3) - On Remembrance

The Reimagine Film Festival is a day-long experience with 3 sessions. Part 2/3, the late afternoon session,  features four films united by themes of remembrance and memory. 


*NOTE: If you purchase tickets to the evening session, which features a conversation with Pixar’s Lee Unkrich, director of Academy Award winner ‘Coco,’ followed by a special screening of this spectacular film, you will receive a 75% off discount code via email for this session. So purchase your evening session tickets first!


Fri. April 20
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Marina Theater

3:30pm-6:00pm

$15 ($5 if you purchase the evening session featuring 'Coco' first)

Reimagine: Art and Design for the End of Life

Hosted By

California College of the Arts, San Francisco Campus

Move beyond the healthcare and spiritual realms into the creative realm, where designers and artists are helping people have more meaningful end-of-life experiences. This evening of design, music, innovation and the arts includes a screening + talk-back of the new film ‘End Game,’ work from the CCA community and presentations by incredible designers and artists engaged in the end-of-life space inspired by CCA’s mission to Make Art that Matters.


This event is made possible with the support of End Well.


Fri. April 20
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5:00pm-9:00pm

Free

Reimagine Film Festival Featuring Pixar's "Coco" + Forum w/ Director Lee Unkrich

Hosted By

Reimagine + Sound Off Films

Session 3 (of 3)

Feature Presentation

A conversation with Lee Unkrich, Director of Pixar’s Academy Award winning film, ‘Coco,’ explores the ways in which the filmmaker approached an animated film on death and the afterlife — geared toward children — and what we all can learn about reframing the issue through storytelling. A special screening of 'Coco' will immediately follow the conversation.

Fri. April 20
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7:00pm-9:30pm

$25 (purchase this event to receive 75% off discount code for Reimagine Film Fest afternoon sessions)


Saturday, April 21

Film

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Reimagine Earth Day (Part 1): "An Inconvenient Sequel" Film Screening w/ Director Bonni Cohen

Hosted By

Congregation Emanu-El

Join director Bonni Cohen - and all of San Francisco - on the eve of Earth Day at a screening of the documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power." While we're losing treasured species and ecosystems everyday, we can still band together to celebrate our earth and help protect the life it sustains. Bonni will be available for Q + A after the film, and will be a featured speaker at the following Remembrance Ceremony for the Environment!

Sat. April 21
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5:30pm

Free