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Christine Turner's 'Homegoings' Opens For 1-Week USA Theatrical Run From 6/24-30 (Details)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 24, 2013 at 10:42AM

Christine Turner's feature documentary Homegoings, which explores the African American funeral home tradition, told through the eyes of a Harlem funeral director, will make it's broadcast TV premiere on PBS' POV series, tonight, Monday, June 24, 2013, at 10 pm (check local listings), kicking off the 26th season of the award-winning POV.
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Homegoings

Christine Turner's feature documentary Homegoings, which explores the African American funeral home tradition, told through the eyes of a Harlem funeral director, will make it's broadcast TV premiere on PBS' POV series, tonight, Monday, June 24, 2013, at 10 pm (check local listings), kicking off the 26th season of the award-winning POV. 

The acclaimed film also opens today for a 1-week theatrical run (June 24-30) at the Maysles Cinema in NYC, in an exclusive U.S. theatrical premiere, with each screening happening nightly at 7:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday, except on Thursday, June 27, when it will take place at 4 pm only. 

Each screening will be preceded by StoryCorps: A Selection of Short Films, a series of oral histories recorded by the award-winning organization and animated by the Rauch Brothers

The entire program is part of the ongoing series Documentary in Bloom: New Films Presented by Livia Bloom.

A reception will follow the program on Friday, 6/28; and there'll be post-screening Q&As on Tuesday, 6/25 and Friday, 6/28 with director Christine Turner and the Homegoings cast.

For more information, go to www.mayslesinstitute.org or email cinema@mayslesinstitute.org, or call (212) 537-6843

Maysles Cinema is located at 343 Lenox Avenue/Malcolm X Boulevard, between 127th and 128th Streets, New York, NY 10027. 

Screenings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $10.

To stay up to date, *like* the Homegoings Facebook page HERE, or visit: www.homegoings.com.

Check out the contemplative trailer below, and be sure to see the film - whether the PBS POV broadcast TV premiere, or on the big screen at Maysles, if you live in NYC, where it'll play for the week:

 


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