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.


Little Victories

Film

Little Victories

Directed by Dean Cameron
While visiting his mother in a retirement home, Sam worries that his mother may have dementia, but after…

Margaret Singer: Seeking Light

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Margaret Singer: Seeking Light

Directed by Louise Palanker
Celebrates the art, wisdom and journey of this 97-year-old artist, who died in May of 2019, a month…

Mochitsuki

Film

Mochitsuki

Directed by Sky Bergman
Watch one community celebrate the Japanese New Year, bringing together tradition, family and love -- all through MOCHITSUKI.…

Ninety-two and a Quarter

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Ninety-two and a Quarter

Directed by Helen Herbert
A lovely portrait about an older woman who continues to live with gratitude, affirming her life's journey. Directed…

No Time to Waste: The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin + Interview with Carl Bidleman

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No Time to Waste: The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin + Interview with Carl Bidleman

Directed by Carl Bidleman
Celebrating the life pathway of 99-year-old park ranger from segregation to her present public role at the Rosie…

Rosso: A True Lie About a Fisherman

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Rosso: A True Lie About a Fisherman

Directed by Antonio Messana
Meet Clemente, an old Sicilian fisherman whose life is distrupted when he finds a dead body stuck in…

Seniors Rocking

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Seniors Rocking

Directed by Ruedi Gerber
Anna Halprin, who celebrated her 100th birthday in July 2020, died on May 24, 2021. We honor her…

Some Kind of Heaven + Interview with Lance Oppenheim

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Some Kind of Heaven + Interview with Lance Oppenheim

Directed by Lance Oppenheim
This documentary co-produced by The New York Times, shows America’s largest retirement community, The Villages, in Florida. Mostly…

Swimming with Florence

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Swimming with Florence

Directed by Clark Barclay
A 93-year-old woman, with lifelong serious health conditions, finds a way to make her life meaningful when her…

The Euphoria of Being

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The Euphoria of Being

Directed by Réka Szabó
A 90-year-old Hungarian Holocaust survivor, Éva Fahidi celebrated for her memoir of imprisonment in Auschwitz, weaves her painful…