Friday, February 8, 2013; 7 p.m.
Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Road , Blue Hill, ME 04614
Contact: Susan Guilford; 207.667.7967
Friday Night @ the Movies
sponsored by the Morgan Bay Zendo:
Friday, February 8, 2013 ~ 7 pm
in the Howard Room
@ the Blue Hill Public Library
“Departures”, directed by Yojiro Takita, follows Daigo Kobayashi, a young cellist, who is suddenly left without a job. Daigo decides to move back to his hometown and accepts a job as a nokanshi, a Buddhist funeral professional who prepares bodies for burial and acts as a gatekeeper between life and death. The film follows his profound and sometimes comical journey with death as he uncovers the wonder, joy, and meaning of living. Winner – Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, 2009. In Japanese with English subtitles. 131 min. – PG-13
Refreshments will be served before the film.
The film is free but donations are welcome.
For information, phone
667-7170 or 667-7967.
Next film: Friday, March 8 @ the Blue Hill Public Library