Local non-profit Final Passages continues its monthly series in September
2017 documentary film: Living While Dying.
Official Selection of Portland Film Festival 2018 and ThirdACTion Film Festival 2018.
Winner of Resiliency in Aging Award, Calgary Canada.
A story of life. A story of death. Finding joy in the journey. Death is a big mystery, and yet the outcome is 100 percent certain. How do you plan for the unknown?
Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin tells the stories of four friends with terminal illness who chose to live out their final days at home with creativity humor and courage. One might think that it would be depressing or morose. In fact, just the opposite – it is loving, hopeful and and full of joy.
Amma Thanasanti is a former monastic of 26 years in the Ajahn Chah tradition. Her teaching style combines kindness, fearlessness, compassion, sense of humor; instilling confidence to find your own way with rigor. While she teaches multiplicity – how our individual experience, relationships, social structures and physical world are all part of our experience of wholeness, she continually returns to the profound but simple practices in early Buddhist teachings and the ever-present awakened mind. Amma will share her experience of a family-directed home funeral.
Amma will share her experience of a family-directed home funeral for Marley.
Suggested Donation: $5 to $15 at the door
Doors open at 6:00PM
Threshold Choir will sing starting at 6:00 as we take our seats.
Come early to get your seat and enjoy home-made savory foods and desserts for sale at the event.