Films

Welcome to the 10th Annual Legacy Film Festival on Aging, May 24–31, 2021.

Below is a listing of all films being shown in the festival. Click on a film below for more film information, including running time, a synopsis, and a link to the Program the film plays in. To buy tickets click on the Program link provided below each film synopsis. (Please note that some films play in multiple Programs.) Click here to view the Festival Programs and read more information on how to buy tickets and how to watch.


12 Ingredients Over the Generations

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12 Ingredients Over the Generations

Directed by Sam Hampton
Filmmaker Sam Hampton bakes a sweet potato pie with his daughter and reflects on the generational ties with…

Awakenings

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Awakenings

Directed by Duncan Dallas
The true story of Dr. Oliver Sack’s work in the 60’s, working with a group of catatonic patients,…

Bellbird

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Bellbird

Directed by Hamish Bennett
A narrative feature film which tells the story of a New Zealand dairy farmer struggling to cope with…

Caregiver: A Love Story

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Caregiver: A Love Story

Directed by Jessica Zitter, Kevin Gordon
Follow the journey of one man's struggles to care for his dying wife at home during the last…

Code of the Freaks + Interview with Salome Chasnof

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Code of the Freaks + Interview with Salome Chasnof

Directed by Salome Chasnoff
Using hundreds of clips, filmmaker Salome Chasnoff brings a reframing of Hollywood's portrayal of disabled people of different…

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

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Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

Directed by Elizabeth Carroll
Diana Kennedy reflects on her life, career and the six decades she spent crisscrossing Mexico's landscapes and researching…

Edith Hillinger: Collaging Culture

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Edith Hillinger: Collaging Culture

Directed by Elizabeth Sher
Edith Hillinger's odyssey - contracting polio, fleeing Nazi Germany to Turkey, and finally settling In Berkeley - is…

ELDER VOICES: Stories For Their Times

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ELDER VOICES: Stories For Their Times

Directed by Academy Award-winner David Goodman
In a New Jersey retirement community, Director David Goodman recorded a series of interviews with the residents —a…

Enid and Mami

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Enid and Mami

Directed by Julia Reagan
An intimate look into the daily life of Enid, a Latinx wife, mother, educator and pastor and follows…

Fearless Berenice

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Fearless Berenice

A swim addict shows the value of life as we age by finding meaning in what matters most…