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Exit Music

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Exit Music

A rare, unflinching invitation into the world of a young artist dying of cystic fibrosis as he and his family navigate the unmapped journey at the end of life. While medical interventions keep him alive well beyond his prognosis, 28-year-old Ethan Rice ponders how long he is willing to fight and what his absence will mean to those he leaves behind. With his art and spirit leavening the darkness, Exit Music presents Rice’s final months, weeks, days, and hours, witnessing death’s transformative influence on a family. Interweaving home movies with Rice’s original animations and music, this is a candid and tough meditation on death and loss.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)


Q&A host/facilitator of the Death Cafe Northern Westchester Barbara Sarah
Thursday, Feb. 28 2019, 7:00
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Join us for a postscreening discussion with Barbara Sarah, the host/facilitator of the Death Cafe Northern Westchester, whose mission is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” She is also an oncology social worker, community activist, and mentor who has helped organize more than 60 Death Cafes across the country. She is also a cofounder of the nonprofit Circle of Friends for the Dying, which is creating a comfort care home to provide compassionate end-of-life care in a home-like setting, for people who live alone.

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