Films 2022

One Big Bag

Runtime:
40 min.
Year of Production:
2021
Country:
USA, UK
Director:
Cast:
Lindsay Rico
Production Company:
Berlinale Section:
Forum Expanded
Berlinale Category:
Experimental Film

A millennial death doula introduces us to the world of end-of-life care. With a matter-of-fact demeanor and intense physicality, she guides us into the largely uncharted waters of corpse care—practical, political, and spiritual. She performs her knowledge within a field of props that are the tools of her trade, kept in a “mobile corpse kit”—everyday items that she manipulates to profound use. The film, drawn from workshops, research, and interviews conducted with several end-of-life doulas from different cultural backgrounds, is a skill share, threaded with humor, grief, unknowing, and a desire for justice. The doula’s work encourages us to turn towards that which we strive so hard to avoid. 

 

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