Doc Shorts: Longevity

Doc Shorts: Longevity

87min.
A quintet of shorts exploring issues of aging and persistence.
Showtimes
Mon, Nov 12 at 5:00pm
Tivoli Theatre

FREE TO ATTENDEES 50 AND OLDER

Bo
(Kelly McCoy & Dave Schwep, U.S., 2012, 22 min.): When attorney and Playboy photographer Bo Hitchcock is diagnosed with cancer, he decides to forgo chemo and Western medicine to pursue a cure in the jungles of Peru.
Mr. Christmas
(Nick Palmer, U.S., 2011, 14 min.): A portrait of Bruce Mertz, who every Christmas lights up the neighborhood with the 50,000 lights covering his house.
Past Their Prime
(Becca Friedman, U.S., 2012, 23 min.): A look at the world of geriatric zoo animal care, focused on Colo – the oldest living gorilla in captivity – on her 55th birthday.
Rocky
(Henry Gordon, U.K, 2012, 13 min.): The unlikely story of Rocky, an abandoned racehorse left to die in a field, who is rescued, miraculously recovers, and stars in a Bob Hoskins movie.
Sterling Hallard Bright Drake
(Robert Sickels, U.S., 2012, 15 min.): Parsing the line between truth and memory, the film solves the mysteries surrounding one of the world’s most notorious and talked-about tombstones and meditates on the optimism of youth and mortal realities of aging. With director Sickels.
Sponsor: 
AARP