BEGINNING WITH THE END
David B. Marshall / USA / 2014 / 64 mins / English / Documentary
In their final year, seniors at The Harley School in Rochester, New York, are given the extraordinary opportunity to work as trained hospice volunteers. The group of culturally diverse teens learn not only how to physically care for those fast approaching the end of their lives, but also the remarkable and fundamental need for human connection. Challenging the notion of ‘selfish teenagers’ these compassionate young people, who are going through many significant changes themselves, are truly inspiring in this delicate and deeply moving documentary.
This film has been exempt from classification and is restricted to people over 18 years.