Homegoings

Trailer

  • Posted: 3/29/2013
    • Length: 01:42
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Trailer for the documentary Homegoings. Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life. Filmed at Owens Funeral Home in New York City's historic Harlem neighborhood, Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, where funeral rites draw on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration. Combining cin ma v rit with intimate interviews and archival photographs, the film paints a portrait of the dearly departed, their grieving families and a man who sends our loved ones 'home.'

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