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Film Discussion Guide

Download the discussion guide for the documentary Homegoings and use it for facilitating conversation about this film at home, in the classroom or at community screenings.

Homegoings: Discussion Guide

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This guide is an invitation to dialogue. It is based on a belief in the power of human connection, designed for people who want to use Homegoings to engage family, friends, classmates, colleagues and communities. In contrast to initiatives that foster debates in which participants try to convince others that they are right, this document envisions conversations undertaken in a spirit of openness in which people try to understand one another and expand their thinking by sharing viewpoints and listening actively.

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Film Information

Homegoings (60 min.)

Premiere Date: June 24, 2013

Streaming Dates: Expired

Photos: Download Here

Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmaker: Christine Turner Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim


Christine Turner
Christine Turner

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Critical Acclaim

The morbid meets the deeply spiritual in Christine Turner’s assured documentary. . . . Ms. Turner captures the intimacy of solemn, heartfelt moments, and salutes a man who honors their value.”

—Andy Webster, The New York Times

A poetically crafted exploration . . . poignant, inspirational and unexpectedly uplifting...”

—Lauren Wissot, Filmmaker Magazine

Homegoings brings to life the beauty and grace of African-American funerals.”

The Chicago Tribune

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